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Fruits Of The Australian Tropical Rainforest

Author : Wendy Cooper
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119815921
Genre : Botany
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A definitive work which covers the fruiting plants of Australia's tropical forests in Queensland extending from Rockhampton to the Torres Strait. The book is divided into two sections, Gymnodperms and Angiosperms laid out in alphabetical order of family, genera and species illustrated in vibrant colour.
Category: Botany

Tropical Rainforests

Author : Eldredge Bermingham
ISBN : 9780226044682
Genre : Nature
File Size : 35.27 MB
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Synthesizing theoretical & empirical analyses of the processes that help shape these unique ecosystems, 'Tropical Rainforests' looks at the effects of evolutionary histories, past climate change, & ecological dynamics on the origin & maintenance of tropical rainforest communities.
Category: Nature

The Flowering Of Australia S Rainforests

Author : Geoff Williams
ISBN : 9780643097612
Genre : Nature
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An overview of the pollination in Australian rainforests, especially subtropical rainforests. It also examines the plant-pollinator relationships found in rainforests worldwide.
Category: Nature

Visions Of A Rainforest

Author : Stanley Breeden
ISBN : UVA:X002719762
Genre : Nature
File Size : 73.70 MB
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Describes the plants, animals, and insects found in the Australian rain forest
Category: Nature

Australian Tropical Rain Forest Trees

Author : B. P. M. Hyland
ISBN : CORNELL:31924063134658
Genre : Botany
File Size : 38.38 MB
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A computer-based "key" & a printed manual in 2 vols. that provides information on the 1056 species of tropical rain forest trees in north-east Queensland and Cape York Peninsula in the east, through the Northern Territory to the Kimberley region in the west. Manual v.1. contains instructions for loading & use; v.2 contains short description of each species with additional identification features & comments on distribution & ecology; companion vol. by Christophel & Hyland contains leaf (or leaflet) illustrations of all the species in the manual.
Category: Botany

Australian Tropical Rainforests

Author : Leonard J. Webb
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035089114
Genre : Environmental protection
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Based on contributions to a symposium at the 57th ANZAAS congress in 1987, this book describes and interprets the evolution, biology and dynamics of Australia's northern rainforests from scientific, humanistic and eco-political viewpoints. Includes references and an index.
Category: Environmental protection

Emerging Threats To Tropical Forests

Author : William F. Laurance
ISBN : 9780226470221
Genre : Science
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Emerging Threats to Tropical Forests reveals the remarkably diverse panoply of perils to tropical forests and their biota, with particular emphasis on recent dangers. William F. Laurance and Carlos A. Peres identify four categories of emerging threats: those that have only recently appeared, such as the virulent chytrid fungus that is decimating rainforest amphibians throughout the tropical world; those that are growing rapidly in importance, like destructive surface fires; those that are poorly understood, namely global warming and other climatic and atmospheric changes; and environmental synergisms, whereby two or more simultaneous threats—such as habitat fragmentation and wildfires, or logging and hunting—can dramatically increase local extinction of tropical species. In addition to documenting the vulnerability of tropical rainforests, the volume focuses on strategies for mitigating and combating emerging threats. A timely and compelling book intended for researchers, students, and conservation practitioners, Emerging Threats to Tropical Forests will interest anyone concerned about the fate of the world’s most threatened tropical ecosystems.
Category: Science