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Published: 15 January 2009

352 Pages | 135 line & 90 b/w halftone illus.

6 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199211470

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The Biology of Deserts

David Ward

Biology of Habitats Series

  • The first concise and affordable overview of desert ecology, providing complete coverage of the field
  • Examines a range of ecological issues, including morphological and physiological adaptations of desert plants and animals, species interactions, the importance of predation and parasitism, food webs, biodiversity and conservation
  • Explores human impact and the sensitivity of deserts to perturbation

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