Syntaxonomical Synopsis of the potential natural plant communities of North America, I

Salvador Rivas-Martínez

Itinera Geobotánica 10: 5-148 (1997)


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Acknowledgements and references

Acknowledgements. This project has been supported by Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia of Spain (DGCYT programs), and by Phytosociological Research Center (CIF, Los Negrales, Spain). I give my warm thanks to Drs. F. Alcaraz, A. Asensi, M. Costa, J. Delgadillo, F. Fernández González, L. Llorens, J.M. Martínez Parras, J. Molero, J.A. Molina, G. Navarro, A. Penas, M. Peinado, C. Reynel, D. Sánchez Mata, S. Sardinero, J. Thieret and F. Valle, for their scientifical help, encouragement and company during the field works researches. Many thanks are due to Drs. M. Barbour, E. Box, E. Forero, A. Gentry (+), M. Grandtner, M. Greller, P. Raven and D. Steevens, for the helpful comments about the global project, bibliographical information and laboratory facilities in Canada and U.S., particularly in Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis) during my sabatical years 1991-1993. I extend special thanks to the staff members of Departamento de Biología Vegetal (León University, Spain) and to its Director Prof. Dr. A. Penas, for their generous and continuous scientifical and technical help as well as to C. Hontana for their technical assistance with the original manuscript.

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