Seasonally dry tropical forests in continental Southeast Asia: structure, compositon and dynamics

Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Patrick John Baker, Stuart James Davies

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Seasonally dry tropical forests (SDTFs) extend across the world within the band of tropical latitudes where high temperatures and seasonal rainfall result in extended periods of predictable water stress (Mooney et al. 1995; Miles et al. 2006). This seasonal water stress is reflected in the composition of the plant communities and the animal communities reliant on those plants, and influences the way forest-dependent people interact with their environment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Ecology and Conservation of Seasonally Dry Forests in Asia
EditorsWilliam J McShea, Stuart J Davies, Naris Bhumpakphan
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherSmithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Pages9 - 35
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9781935623021
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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