A neotropical companion : an introduction to the animals, plants, and ecosystems of the New World tropics / John C. Kricher, illustrated by William E. Davis, Jr.

By: Kricher, John CContributor(s): Davis, William E., Jr [illustrated]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: New Jersey : Princeton University Press , 1997Edition: Second editionDescription: xvi, 451 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 0691044333Subject(s): Ecology | Natural history | Ecología | Historia natural | Latin America | América LatinaDDC classification: 577.0980913
Partial contents:
Chapter 1. Tropical climates and ecosystems -- Chapter 2 Rainforest structure and diversity -- Chapter 3. How a rainforest functions -- Chapter 4. Evolutionary patterns in the tropics -- Chapter 5. Complexities of coevolution an ecology of fruit -- Chapter 6. The neotropical pharmacy -- Chapter 7. Living off the land in the tropics -- Chapter 8. Rivers through rainforest -- Chapter 9. Introduction to the Andes and Tepuis -- Chapter 10. Savannas and dry forest -- Chapter 11. Coastal ecosystems: Mangroves, seagrass, and coral reefs -- Chapter 12. Neotropical birds -- Chapter 13. A rainforest bestiary -- Chapter 14. Deforestation and conservation of biodiversity.
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Includes index (pages 435-451).

Includes bibliographical references.

Chapter 1. Tropical climates and ecosystems -- Chapter 2 Rainforest structure and diversity -- Chapter 3. How a rainforest functions -- Chapter 4. Evolutionary patterns in the tropics -- Chapter 5. Complexities of coevolution an ecology of fruit -- Chapter 6. The neotropical pharmacy -- Chapter 7. Living off the land in the tropics -- Chapter 8. Rivers through rainforest -- Chapter 9. Introduction to the Andes and Tepuis -- Chapter 10. Savannas and dry forest -- Chapter 11. Coastal ecosystems: Mangroves, seagrass, and coral reefs -- Chapter 12. Neotropical birds -- Chapter 13. A rainforest bestiary -- Chapter 14. Deforestation and conservation of biodiversity.

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