North American Terrestrial Vegetation

By: Barbour, Michael G.

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Unique in its comprehensive coverage, this book describes the major vegetation types from the arctic tundra of Alaska and Canada to the tropical forest of Central America. This original detailed summary provides the reader with a sense of the species composition, architecture and environment of each ecosystem. Each chapter opens with a map of North America that delineates the specific geographic area discussed within the following text. Some basic topics covered include paleobotany, autecological behaviour, nutrient cycling, and productivity. In addition to the basic biology of the ecosystems, environmental issues and management problems are addressed. Notes on areas for future research conclude each chapter. Comprehensive bibliographies provide references to additional details published in the technical literature.

Title: North American Terrestrial Vegetation

Author Name: Barbour, Michael G.

Categories: Warehouse - P3,

Edition: 2nd Printing

Publisher: Cambridge, GB/UK, Cambridge University Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0521386780

ISBN Number 13: 9780521386784

Binding: SC

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 028117

Description: 0521386780 VG; B&W photos and maps

Keywords: BOTANY