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Dispersal Biology of Desert Plants

Dispersal Biology of Desert Plants( )
Author: Van Rheede-Van Oudtshoorn, Karen
Van Rooyen, Margaretha W.
Series title:Adaptations of Desert Organisms Ser.
ISBN:978-3-540-64886-4
Publication Date:Dec 1998
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $249.99
Book Description:

Dispersal processes have important effects on plant distribution and abundance. Although adaptations to long range dispersal (telechory) are by no means rare in desert plants, many desert plant species do not possess any features to promote dispersal (atelechory), while others have structures that hamper dispersal (antitelechory). The high frequency with which atelechorous and antitelechorous mechanisms are present in plants inhabiting arid areas indicates the importance of these...
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Book Details
Pages:242
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Plants / General
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:2.64 Pounds



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