Plant Life of Southwestern Australia: Adaptations for Survival
by Philip K. Groom, Byron B. Lamont
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2015
Number of pages: 268
This book focuses on the survival mechanisms, adaptations and ecology of the unique Southwest Australian flora (restricted here to flowering plants). The book provides an ecological perspective on how the flora has evolved complex strategies to ensure species survival in the relatively harsh seasonal climate of a Mediterranean-type ecosystem.
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by Hemanth KN. Vasanthaiah, Devaiah Kambiranda - InTech
The main intention of this publication is to provide a state-of-the-art and up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in understanding of plant responses to major abiotic stresses, limitations and the current status of crop improvement.
by Neltje Blanchan - Page and Company
This is a superb gardening book from the Arts and Crafts period with lists of plants that are able to be grown in the NY City growing zone. Chapters include: Vines, Roses, Annuals, Garden Furniture, etc. Excellent photo illustrations.
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The purpose of the booklet is to introduce the common desert flowers to newcomers to the Southwest and to give a little background of information about the plants' interesting habits and how they have been and are used by animals and by the peoples.