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World Savannas: Ecology and Human Use


By: Jayalaxshmi Mistry

344 pages, B/w photos, figs, maps

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Feb 2000 | #103797 | ISBN: 0582356598
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Covers the geography, ecology, economics and politics of savanna regions throughout the world. Defines savanna distribution, vegetation type, climate, human population and land use, and describes the unique biophysical and socio-political conditions that have given rise to the savannas of America, Africa, Asia and Australia.


1. Defining Savannas 2. Cerrado of Brazil 3. Llanos and Savannas of the Caribbean 4. Savannas of Texas and Louisiana 5. Savannas of East Africa 6. Savannas of West Africa 7. Savannas of Southern Africa 8. Savannas of Asia 9. Savannas of Australia 10. Savanna Management 11. Future Trends

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