Arid Land Ecosystems: Structure, Functioning, and Management, Volume 16

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David W. Goodall, R. A. Perry
CUP Archive, 1979 - Desert ecology
 

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Contents

lid Animal processes
1
Subeditor W G McGinnies
5
North America
53
North Africa
84
Southern Africa
111
Introduction
142
Australia
146
Southwest Asia
213
Integration
435
Subeditor R K Gupta
473
Water uptake and translocation stomatal movements
491
Photosynthesis respiration and biochemical transformations
509
Translocation of assimilates and creation distribution
537
Root development and activities
573
Ion uptake transport and excretion
607
Flowering seed formation and dispersal
627

Central Asia
273
Aridland ecosystems common features throughout
299
Introduction
319
Diversity and niche structure
325
Introduction
345
Precipitation
373
Atmospheric transport processes above aridland vegetation
393
Microclimate and evaporation
409
Food selection and consumption
703
Assimilation respiration and production
717
Thermal and water relations
743
Spatial and temporal distribution and behaviour
769
Development and reproduction
817
Index
852
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