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Published: 13 November 2008

352 Pages | 135 line and 90 black and white halftone illustrations


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 a complete coverage of the field
  • Includes 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
  • Examines human impacts and the sensitivity of deserts to perturbation

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