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Global Biodiversity, Volume 1 Selected Countries in Asia

Series: Global Biodiversity Volume: 1
By: Thammineni Pullaiah(Editor)
533 pages, 119 colour & 2 b/w photos, illustrations and maps; tables
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  • Global Biodiversity, Volume 1 ISBN: 9781771887076 Hardback Nov 2018 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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This is the first volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity. Each volume in Global Biodiversity aims to provide insightful information on the biodiversity of selected nations in particular regions. The volumes summarize the available data on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and microbes of the different nations.

Global Biodiversity, Volume 1: Selected Countries in Asia focuses on selected countries of Asia, providing an abundance of biodiversity information on Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam.

The first chapter in the volume provides an informative overview of what is biodiversity along with biogeographic classifications. It provides explanations of biodiversity patterns and species number; biodiversity conservation, protection, and international commitments and cooperation; biodiversity threats and drivers of change (such as human population growth, climate change, land use change); and the economics of biodiversity as well.


Global Biodiversity Threats and Development Trends
      Kjetil Bevanger
Biodiversity in Afghanistan
      S. W. Breckle, I. C. Hedge, and M. D. Rafiqpoor
Biodiversity of Bangladesh
      Sharif A. Mukul, Shekhar R. Biswas, and A. Z. M. Manzoor Rashid
Biodiversity in India
      T. Pullaiah and Ramakrishna
Biodiversity of Indonesia
      Irawati and Didik Widyatmoko
Biodiversity of Iran
      M. M. Dehshiri
Biodiversity in Iraq
      Nature Iraq
Biodiversity of Japan
      Takafumi Ohsawa, Fumiko Nakao, and Tohru Nakashizuka
Biodiversity in Lebanon
      Salma N. Talhouk, M. Itani, and M. Al-Zein
Biodiversity in Malaysia
      A. Latiff
Biodiversity in Mongolia
      Gombobaatar Sundev et al.
Biodiversity in Myanmar
      Naing Zaw Htun
Biodiversity of Nepal: An Overview
      Krishna K. Shrestha and Siddhartha B. Bajracharya
Biodiversity of Vietnam
      P. K. Loc and M. D. Yen Leonid Averyanov

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T. Pullaiah, PhD, is a former Professor at the Department of Botany at Sri Krishnadevaraya University in Andhra Pradesh, India, where he has taught for more than 35 years. He has held several positions at the university, including Dean, Faculty of Biosciences, Head of the Department of Botany, Head of the Department of Biotechnology, and Member Academic Senate.

Series: Global Biodiversity Volume: 1
By: Thammineni Pullaiah(Editor)
533 pages, 119 colour & 2 b/w photos, illustrations and maps; tables
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