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Tasks for Vegetation Science

Sabkha Ecosystems

Volume V: The Americas

Editors: Khan, M.A., Boër, B., Ȫzturk, M., Clüsener-Godt, M., Gul, B., Breckle, S.-W. (Eds.)

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  • Information about dry saline ecosystemsCurrent research on saline ecosystems as non-conventional source of cash cropsProspects for restoring the degraded ecosystem   

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This book is a part of the Sabkha Ecosystems series which was designed to provide information on sabkha ecosystems of different regions and to add to the collective knowledge available about saline ecosystems. The comprehensive coverage assists the reader gaining a thorough understanding of sabkha geology, hydrology, geomorphology, zoology, botany, ecology and ecosystem functioning, as well as sabkha conservation, utilization and development. Volume I focused on The Arabian Peninsula and Adjacent Countries, volume II was based on describing saline ecosystems of West and Central Asia , volume III referred to Africa and Southern Europe, while volume IV focused on Cash Crop Halophyte and Biodiversity Conservation. The present volume V focuses on Americans. 

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)
  • Prospects of Environmentally Friendly Farms for Food Security in Hot and Dry Coastal Areas Based on Seawater Irrigation and Wasteproducts – An Inspirational Proposal

    Pages 1-10

    Böer, Benno (et al.)

  • Halophytic Life in Brazilian Salt Flats: Biodiversity, Uses and Threats

    Pages 11-27

    Costa, César Serra Bonifácio (et al.)

  • Physiological Ecology of Psammophytic and Halophytic Plant Species from Coastal Plains in Northern South America

    Pages 29-56

    Medina, Ernesto

  • Morphophysiology and Biochemistry of Prosopis strombulifera Under Salinity. Are Halophytes Tolerant to All Salts?

    Pages 57-71

    Reginato, Mariana (et al.)

  • A Review of the North American Halophyte Suaeda linearis (Ell.) Moq.

    Pages 73-84

    Lonard, Robert I. (et al.)

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eBook $169.00
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Hardcover $219.99
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Softcover $219.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-80071-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sabkha Ecosystems
Book Subtitle
Volume V: The Americas
Editors
  • M. Ajmal Khan
  • Benno Boër
  • Münir Ȫzturk
  • Miguel Clüsener-Godt
  • Bilquees Gul
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle
Series Title
Tasks for Vegetation Science
Series Volume
48
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-27093-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-27093-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-27091-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-80071-4
Series ISSN
0167-9406
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 431
Number of Illustrations
70 b/w illustrations, 74 illustrations in colour
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