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- ISBN: 9780313339998 (hbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0313339996 (hbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780313338403 ((set) : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 031333840X ((set) : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xiv, 148 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
- Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-142) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Preface -- How to use this book -- Use of scientific names -- 1: Introduction to grassland biomes -- 2: Temperate grassland biome -- 3: Tropical Savanna biome -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
|Summary, etc.:|| From the Publisher: This volume in the Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World covers grasslands, those biomes the cover vast areas of the landmass of earth. It covers the two major types of grassland biomes: the temperate grasslands (such as the North American prairie), and the tropical grassland (e.g. the African savanna), examining all aspects that define these biomes, including: vegetation, geographical distribution, challenges posed by the environment, adaptation of the plants and animals to the environment, and conservation efforts. Maps, photos, diagrams, drawings, and tables accompany the text, as do sidebars that highlight habitats, species, and ecological relationships. The volume includes a bibliography of accessible resources for further research.
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