By Joyce A. Quinn
This quantity within the Greenwood courses to Biomes of the World specializes in deserts, the probably desolate―but really particularly lively―regions which are domestic to a few of the main attention-grabbing and lovely natural world on this planet. Desert Biomes examines 3 types of biomes: warm/hot deserts (such because the Mojave and Sahara deserts), chilly deserts (such as Patagonia in South America), and the West Coast Fog wasteland biomes, which take place on definite areas of the western fringe of significant continents. The volumes examines how those biomes are distinctive by way of their crops, geographical distribution, soil, demanding situations posed by means of the surroundings, model of the crops and animals to the surroundings, and conservation efforts. Maps, photographs, diagrams, drawings, and tables accompany the textual content, as do sidebars that spotlight habitats, species, and ecological relationships. the quantity features a bibliography of available assets for extra research.
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