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Ecology of World Vegetation

By: OW Archibold
528 pages, 369 b/w photos, 227 line illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Ecology of World Vegetation
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  • Ecology of World Vegetation ISBN: 9780412443008 Paperback Dec 1994 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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This textbook provides summaries of the form and function of each major biome throughout the world. Contents: Preface; Vegetation and environment: introductory concepts; The tropical forests; Tropical savannas; The arid regions; Mediterranean ecosystems; Temperate forest ecosystems; Temperate grasslands; The coniferous forests; The polar and high mountain tundras; Terrestrial wetlands; Freshwater ecosystems; Coastal and marine ecosystems; The prospect of change.

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Vegetation and environment: introductory concepts. The tropical forests. Tropical savannas. The arid regions. Mediterranean ecosystems. Temperate forest ecosystems. Temperate grasslands. The coniferous forests. The polar and high mountain tundras. Terrestrial wetlands. Freshwater ecosystems. Coastal and marine ecosystems. The prospect of change.

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By: OW Archibold
528 pages, 369 b/w photos, 227 line illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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...compendious and well-illustrated... - New Scientist; ...a very readable book...a valuable introduction to the subject for undergraduates, teachers and lay persons. - Journal of Arid Environments

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