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Title The desert grassland / edited by Mitchel P. McClaran and Thomas R. Van Devender.

Publication Info. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [1995]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  QH104.5.S6 D47 1995    AVAILABLE
Description ix, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Desert grasslands and grasses / Mitchel P. McClaran -- Desert grassland, mixed shrub savanna, shrub steppe, or semidesert scrub? The dilemma of coexisting growth forms / Tony L. Burgess -- Desert grassland history: changing climates, evolution, biogeography, and community dynamics / Thomas R. Van Devender -- Landscape evolution, soil formation, and Arizona's desert grasslands / Joseph R. McAuliffe -- Role of fire in the desert grasslands / Guy R. McPherson -- Diversity, spatial variability, and functional roles of invertebrates in the desert grassland ecosystems / Walter G. Whitford, Gregory S. Forbes, and Graham I. Kerley -- Diversity, spatial variability, and functional roles of vertebrates in the desert grassland / Robert R. Parmenter and Thomas R. Van Devender -- Human impacts on the grasslands of southeastern Arizona / Conrad J. Bahre -- Revegetaion in the desert grassland / Bruce A. Roundy and Sharon H. Biedenbender.
Subject Deserts -- Southwestern States.
Deserts -- Mexico.
Grasslands -- Southwestern States.
Grasslands -- Mexico.
Desert ecology -- Southwestern States.
Desert ecology -- Mexico.
Grassland ecology -- Southwestern States.
Grassland ecology -- Mexico.
Added Author McClaran, Mitchel P., 1956-
Van Devender, Thomas R.
ISBN 0816515808 cloth acid-free
Sudoc No. UA 5.2:D 37/4 azdocs

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