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Author Nova Science Publishers, Inc
Title Savannas : Climate, Biodiversity and Ecological Significance
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2013
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Note Intro -- SAVANNAS: CLIMATE, BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1: LITTER DECOMPOSITION AND NUTRIENT RELEASE IN MIOMBO SAVANNA WOODLANDS OF CENTRAL ZIMBABWE -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS -- 3. RESULTS -- 4. DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- PROFILE DESCRIPTIONS AND ANALYTICAL DATA -- Chapter 2: ENHANCING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF INDIGENOUS TREE SPECIES IN TACKLING PREVAILING ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF THE AFRICAN SAVANNA -- ABSTRACT -- THE AFRICAN SAVANNA -- INHERENT WEAKNESSES OF THE AFRICAN SAVANNA -- ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF THE AFRICAN SAVANNA -- THE UNIQUE POSITION OF AFRICA'S INDIGENOUS TREE SPECIES AND THEIR TRADITIONAL ROLES -- STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING TREE CONTRIBUTIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3: AERIAL CENSUS OF ELEPHANTS AND OTHER MAMMALS IN SHIMBA HILLS, MKONGANI, AND MWALUGANJE CONSERVATION AREAS IN KWALE COUNTY, KENYA -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- MATERIALS AND METHODS -- AIRCRAFT AND CREW -- DATA RECORDING AND CLEANING -- RESULTS -- DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSION -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ANNEXES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4: UNDERSTANDING ABOVE GROUND VEGETATION AND SOIL SEED BANK DYNAMICS IN RESPONSE TO GRAZING IN SEMI-ARID AFRICAN RANGELANDS: A SYNTHESIS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- IMPACT OF GRAZING ON ABOVEGROUND VEGETATION DYNAMICS -- RESTORATION OF SEMI-ARID AFRICAN RANGELANDS FROM SOIL SEED BANKS -- IMPACTS OF GRAZING ON SOIL SEED BANK DYNAMICS IN SEMI-ARID AFRICAN RANGELANDS -- THE SIMILARITY BETWEEN SOIL SEED BANKS AND ABOVEGROUND VEGETATION -- SOIL SEED BANK DEPLETION AND SURVIVAL STRATEGIES OF GRASS SPECIES -- IMPLICATIONS FOR THE RESTORATION OF SEMI-ARID AFRICAN RANGELANDS -- REFERENCES
Chapter 5: TRANSLOCATION OF ELEPHANTS FROM MOJUASAKOTO MERU AND ABERDARE ECOSYSTEMS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. METHODS -- 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- 4. CHALLENGES -- CONCLUSION -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ANNEXES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6: ABSORBING ROOTS AREAS AND TRANSPIRING LEAF AREAS AT THE TROPICAL FOREST AND SAVANNA BOUNDARY IN BRAZIL -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- MATERIALS AND METHODS -- RESULTS -- DISCUSSION -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7: ZYGOMYCETES FROM CERRADO AREAS IN SOUTHEAST BRAZIL -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- MATERIAL AND METHODS -- RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- FINAL CONSIDERATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 8: THE GUIANA SHIELD AND FRENCH GUIANA AND THEIR SAVANNAS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- THE MOST THREATENED HABITAT -- THE INVASIVE SPECIES PROBLEMATIC -- PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
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Link Print version: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Savannas : Climate, Biodiversity and Ecological Significance Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2013 9781626180758
Subject Savanna ecology.;Savannas
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Alt Author Bellamy, Leone
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