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Title Vegetation of southern Africa / edited by R.M. Cowling, D.M. Richardson & S.M. Pierce.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  581.70968 VEGE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxiv, 615 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. Evolution of landscapes / T. C. Partridge -- 2. Climate / R. E. Schulze -- 3. Phytogeography, flora and endemism / R. M. Cowling and C. Hilton-Taylor -- 4. Vegetation history / L. Scott, H. M. Anderson and J. M. Anderson -- 5. Categorization of biomes / M. C. Rutherford -- 6. Fynbos / R. M. Cowling, D. M. Richardson and P. J. Mustart -- 7. Succulent karoo / S. J. Milton, R. I. Yeaton and W. R. J. Dean [et al.] -- 8. Nama-karoo / A. R. Palmer and M. T. Hoffman -- 9. Desert / N. Jurgens, A. Burke and M. K. Seely [et al.] -- 10. Grassland / T. G. O'Connor and G. J. Bredenkamp -- 11. Savanna / R. J. Scholes -- 12. Forest / J. J. Midgley, R. M. Cowling and A. H. W. Seydack [et al.] -- 13. Coastal vegetation / R. A. Lubke, A. M. Avis and T. D. Steinke [et al.] -- 14. Freshwater wetlands / K. H. Rogers -- 15. Marine vegetation / J. J. Bolton and R. J. Anderson -- 16. Plant form and function / W. D. Stock, N. Allsopp and F. van der Heyden [et al.].
17. Herbivory / N. Owen-Smith and J. E. Danckwerts -- 18. Fire / W. J. Bond -- 19. Species diversity at the regional scale / R. M. Cowling, D. M. Richardson and R. E. Schulze [et al.] -- 20. Human use of plants / A. B. Cunningham and G. W. Davis -- 21. Human impacts on vegetation / M. T. Hoffman -- 22. Alien plant invasions / D. M. Richardson, I. A. W. Macdonald and J. H. Hoffmann [et al.] -- 23. Conservation / A. G. Rebelo.
Other author Cowling, R. M. (Richard M.)
Richardson, D. M. (David M.), 1958-
Pierce, Shirley M.
Subject Plant ecology -- Africa, Southern.
Plant communities -- Africa, Southern.
Phytogeography -- Africa, Southern.
ISBN 0521571421 (hardback)