The Biology of DesertseBook - 2009
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.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 339 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans.