The Cerrados of Brazil

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Published by Columbia University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Grasslands, heaths, prairies, tundra,
  • Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Brazil,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • General,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • Cerrado ecology

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsPaulo S. Oliveira (Editor), Robert J. Marquis (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9570015M
ISBN 100231120435
ISBN 109780231120432

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The Cerrados are a mosaic of savannas, grasslands, and tropical dry forests that once covered about one-fifth of Brazil, an area the size of Alaska.

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Preface This is a book about the Cerrado Biome, a major Brazil-ian savanna-like ecosystem for which no such summary exists. Biologists outside Brazil know little about the cerrados, despite the fact that the biome covers approximately 22% of the country’s surface area, or 2 mil.

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Transition to southern Brazil grasslands Transition to Chaco vegetation XI. The disjunct cerrados of northeastern Brazil XII. Water relations and leaf xeromorphism XIII. Man's effect on the cerrado Fire Information about the Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot was developed using the ecosystem profile (PDF - 7 MB), also available in Portuguese (PDF - 7 MB), and the book Hotspots Revisited, which cites.

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The following Book of Abstracts contains abstracts for presentations covering a variety of topics Embrapa Cerrados – Brazil José Marengo, INPE – Brazil Josiclêda Galvíncio, UFPE – Brazil Ligia Maria Nascimento de Araujo, ANA – Brazil. The Cerrados are a mosaic of savannas, grasslands, and tropical dry forests that once covered about one-fifth of Brazil, an area the size of Alaska.

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Life in the Cerrado About the book. The book, published in Junetreats the cerrado (one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world), a large-scale South American vegetation, its formation and origin, its plants and their adaptations, their rhythms of life, and their interactions with animals.

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(biogeography, countable) A region with this biome. Anagrams. corrade.

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