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By David L. Hawksworth (Editor), Alan T. Bull (Editor)

This e-book brings jointly a range of unique experiences submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation addressing features of the conservation and biodiversity of vegetation. vegetation are, in addition to terrestrial vertebrates, the easiest identified organisms in the world, and so paintings on them could be a version for that on much less recognized organism teams. extra, vegetation are an important to atmosphere tactics, and supply habitats and nutrition for myriads of established organisms. while, crops are exploited for nutrients and gas by way of people, and forests remain felled for the trees alternate or to supply extra grazing for livestock. As person vegetation will not be cellular, also they are really at risk of international weather switch. The contributions are drawn from a variety of nations from assorted continents, and jointly offer a snap-shot of the kinds of stories and activities being taken in plant conservation topical examples that would make the amount in particular priceless to be used in conservation biology classes. Reprinted from Biodiversity and Conservation, quantity 16:6 (2007)

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