The Biology of Deserts

The Biology of Deserts

eBook - 2009
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The Biology of Deserts includes a wide range of ecological and evolutionary issues including morphological and physiological adaptations of desert plants and animals, species interactions, the importance of predation and parasitism, food webs, biodiversity and conservation. It features a balance of plant and animal (both invertebrate and vertebrate) examples, and also emphasizes topical applied issues such as desertification and invasive species. The bookconcludes by considering the positive aspects of desert conservation.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
ISBN: 0199211469
9780199211463
0199211477
9780199211470
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 339 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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