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Advances in Phenology
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Phenology is the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate, as well as habitat factors (such as elevation).The word, coined by the Belgian botanist Charles Morren in 1849, is derived from the Greek φα?νω (phainō), "to show, to bring to light, make to appear" + λ?γο? (logos), amongst others "study, discourse, reasoning" and indicates that phenology has been principally concerned with the dates of first occurrence of biological events in their annual cycle.


In the present book twelve typical literatures about Phenology published on international authoritative journals were selected to introduce the worldwide newest progress, which contains reviews or original researches on historical climatology, climate change, temporal resolution, Beech phenology, Forest water balance, etc. We hope this book can demonstrate advances in phenology as well as give references to the researchers, students and other related people.
Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    Evolution of resident bird breeding phenology in a landscape with heterogeneous resource phenology and carryover effects
  • Chapter 2
    Root phenology in an Arctic shrub-graminoid community: the effects of long-term warming and herbivore exclusion
  • Chapter 3
    Monitoring colony phenology using within-day variability in continuous weight and temperature of honey bee hives
  • Chapter 4
    Spectrophotometric analysis of lipid used to examine the phenology of the tick Ixodes ricinus
  • Chapter 5
    Autumn conditions as a driver of spring phenology in a free-living arctic mammal
  • Chapter 6
    Sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) phenology in a warming world
  • Chapter 7
    Effects of Cutting Phenology (Non-dormant Versus Dormant) on Early Growth Performance of Three Willow Clones Grown Under Different Weed Treatments and Planting Dates
  • Chapter 8
    Comparison of phenology and pathogen prevalence, including infection with the Ehrlichia muris-like (EML) agent, of Ixodes scapularis removed from soldiers in the midwestern and the northeastern United States over a 15 year period (1997-2012)
  • Chapter 9
    Caste-Specific Demography and Phenology in Bumblebees: Modelling BeeWalk Data
  • Chapter 10
    Machine learning modeling of plant phenology based on coupling satellite and gridded meteorological dataset
  • Chapter 11
    The seasonal sensitivity of brown bear denning phenology in response to climatic variability
  • Chapter 12
    The impact of rising temperatures on water balance and phenology of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) stands
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in phenology.
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