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Dispersal biology of desert plants

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desert plants -- Ecophysiology,
  • Desert plants -- Seeds -- Dispersal

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-215) and indexes.

    StatementK. van Rheede van Oudtshoorn and M.W. van Rooyen.
    SeriesAdaptations of desert organisms,
    ContributionsVan Rooyen, M. W. 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK922 .V35 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 242 p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL373013M
    ISBN 103540648860
    LC Control Number98034676

    Desert Myth-Busters the Biology of Deserts. David Ward. (The Biology of Habitats series.) In Chapter Three, Ward considers the adaptations of desert plants to the abiotic en-vironment. Plants can deal with low water in the desert by escaping, evading, enduring.   1 The Negev Desert of Israel and Other Hot Deserts of the World: Classification According to Quantities, Distribution and Seasons of Rain. Their Influences on the Germination of Desert Plants.- Classification of Deserts of Semi-Arid and Arid Zones and the Season of Rain.- Abiotic Environmental Factors of the Negev Desert.- Quantities and Distribution of Rain.- Range of Author: Yitzchak Gutterman.


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