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Title Handbook of plant palaeoecology / R.T.J. Cappers, R. Neef.
Imprint Havertown : Barkhuis Publishing, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (477 pages)
Series Groningen archaeological studies, 1572-1760 ; v. 19
Groningen archaeological studies ; v. 19.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-454) and indexes.
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Subject Paleoecology.
Plants, Fossil.
Trace fossils.
Contents Cover; Table of contens; Preface; 1 General Introduction; 1.1 Plant taxonomy; 1.1.1 Taxonomic ranks; 1.1.2 Abbreviations; 1.1.3 Synonyms and type identifications; 1.1.4 Naming of cultivated plants; 1.1.5 Plant names in written sources; 1.1.6 Vernacular names of common crops; 1.1.7 Genetic research; 1.2 Plant ecology; 1.2.1 Seed production and seed predation; 1.2.2 Seed dispersal; 1.2.3 Environmental conditions; 1.2.4 Water stress; 1.2.5 Agricultural practices; 1.3 Flora and vegetation; 1.3.1 Landscape, flora, and vegetation; 1.3.2 Flora; 1.3.3 Vegetation; 1.4 Subfossil plant remains.
1.4.1 Biomolecules1.4.2 Phytoliths; 1.4.3 Spores and pollen; 1.4.4 Seeds and fruits; 2 Palynology; 2.1 The archaeobotanical archive; 2.1.1 Dispersal of spores and pollen; 2.1.2 Pollen precipitation; 2.1.3 Peat Formation; 2.1.4 Sampling and microscopic analysis; 2.2 Vegetation reconstruction; 2.2.1 Pollen diagram; 2.2.2 Anthropogenic pollen indicators; 2.2.3 Pollen precipitation and vegetation; 2.3 Pollen morphology; 2.3.1 Anatomy and morphology of pollen and spores; 2.3.2 Glossary of terms; 2.3.3 Atlas of spores, pollen, and algae; 3 Non-woody macro-remains; 3.1 The archaeobotanical archive.
3.1.1 Origin and taphonomy3.1.2 Sampling; 3.2 Morphology of fruits and seeds; 3.2.1 Morphology of fruits; 3.2.2 Fruit types; 3.2.3 Morphology of seeds; 3.2.4 Subfossil seeds, fruits, and threshing remains; 3.2.5 Cereals; 3.2.6 Pulses; 3.2.7 Oil and fibre crops; 3.2.8 Seed atlas; 4 Vegetation history of the Netherlands; 4.1 The Late Glacial; 4.1.1 General overview; 4.1.2 The Older Dryas; 4.1.3 The AllerÃıd; 4.1.4 The Younger Dryas; 4.2 The Holocene; 4.2.1 General overview; 4.2.2 The Preboreal (10 300â#x80;#x93;8800 BP); 4.2.3 The Boreal (8800â#x80;#x93;7500 BP); 4.2.4 The Atlanticum (7500â#x80;#x93;5000 BP).
4.2.5 The Subboreal (5000â#x80;#x93;2800 BP)4.2.6 The Subatlanticum (2800 BP to present); 4.2.7 Case study; 5 Food economy; 5.1 Transition to farming; 5.1.1 Modelling the dawn of farming; 5.1.2 Domestication; 5.2 Reconstruction of the diet; 5.2.1 The food spectrum; 5.2.2 Cereals; 5.2.3 Pulses; 5.2.4 Oil crops; 5.2.5 Vegetables and fruits; 5.2.6 Case studies; 6 Fuel; 6.1 Woody plants; 6.2 Non-woody plants; 7 Appendixes; 7.1 Chronology of the Near East; 7.2 Chronology of ancient Egypt; 8 Literature; 8. 1 Taxonomy; 8. 2 Ecology; 8. 3 Flora and vegetation; 8. 4 Identification; 8. 5 Spores and pollen.
8. 6 Fruits, seeds, and mosses8. 7 Vegetation history; 8. 8 Food economy; 8. 9 Fuel; 8. 10 Additional references cited; 9 Indices; 9.1 Taxonomic and syntaxonomic index; 9.2 Subject index.
Other Author Neef, R.
Other Title Print version: Cappers, R.T.J. Handbook of Plant Palaeoecology. Havertown : Barkhuis Publishing, ©2012 9789491431074