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Biodiversity of Tropical Peat Swamp Forest of Sarawak


By: Jayasilan Mohd Azlan (Editor), Indraneil Das (Editor)

258 pages, colour photos, illustrations, tables

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Paperback | Apr 2016 | #232991 | ISBN-13: 9789675527906
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About this book

A variety of articles on various aspects of life in Malaysian peat swamp forests, most of which are in Sarawak. Subjects discussed in the papers include general conservation of forests, the potential use of the sago palm as starch in diets, the chemistry of peat, the Araceae amongst peat flora, fish and their relationship with water quality, bird life in the swamps and conservation of wildlife with particular emphasis on larger mammals.

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