Interactions between higher plants and soil-dwelling organisms

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This chapter covers interactions between higher plants and soil-dwelling organisms, with sections on ecologically important biota in the rhizosphere, the soil community as cause and consequence of plant and community composition, specificity and selectivity, feedback mechanisms, soil communities and invasive plants, mutualistic root symbioses and nutrient partitioning in plant communities, mycorrhizal networks counteracting plant competition, and pathogenic soil organisms and nutrient dynamics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVegetation ecology, 2nd edition
EditorsE. van der Maarel, J. Franklin
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
ISBN (Print)9781444338881
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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