Convergent Evolution in Warm Deserts : An examination of strategies and patterns in deserts of Argentina and the United States. Gordon H. Orians, Otto T. Solbrig.

Convergent Evolution in Warm Deserts : An examination of strategies and patterns in deserts of Argentina and the United States

Stroudsburg PA: Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1977.

First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #5609
ISBN: 087933276X

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket/slip, edgeworn, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Contents: Foreword; Preface; List of Contributors; 1. An Evolutionary Approach to Ecosystems; 2. The Physical Environment: The Independent Variable; 3. The Biota: The Dependent Variable; 4. The Strategies and Community Patterns of Desert Plants; 5. The Strategies and Community Patterns of Desert Animals; 6. Resource Utilization Systems; 7. Degree of Convergence of Ecosystem Characteristics; Appendices; References; Scientific Name Index; Subject Index. ; US/IBP Synthesis Series; Ex-Library; Vol. 3; xiv, 333 pages.

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