A Natural History Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Steven John Phillips
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287479
Size: 73.59 MB
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"This book takes readers deep into the Sonoran Desert, looking closely at the relationships of plants and animals with the land and people, through time and across landscapes.

A Natural History Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520219809
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"A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert provides the most complete collection of Sonoran Desert natural history information ever compiled and is a perfect introduction to this biologically rich desert of North America."--BOOK JACKET.

The Sonoran Desert Tortoise

Author: Thomas R. Van Devender
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816526062
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This book presents the first comprehensive summary of the natural history, biology, and conservation of the Sonoran and Sinaloan desert tortoises, reviewing the current state of knowledge of these creatures with appropriate comparisons to ...

Sonoran Desert Spring

Author: John Alcock
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816513996
Size: 47.82 MB
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Only the desert itself, arrayed in its April apparel, can rival the beauty of this book." ÑArizona Highways "Deserts are not as bereft of life as they seem; their barren landscapes can support a remarkable variety of plant and animal life, ...

Dry Borders

Author: Richard Stephen Felger
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780874808186
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An excursion into the Sonoran Desert along the U.S.-Mexico border brings to life the beauty of a spare and seductive terrain, telling the stories of the people, plants, and politics that layer a landscape in need of understanding and ...

The Sonoran Desert

Author: Eric Magrane
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816531234
Size: 20.71 MB
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"This is an anthology of poetry and short prose about the Sonoran Desert that is organized in the manner of a field guide"--Provided by publisher.

Invasive Exotic Species In The Sonoran Region

Author: Barbara Tellman
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816521784
Size: 10.29 MB
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This book will assist professionalsÑecologists, conservation biologists, and policy makersÑinvolved in invasive species control in the Southwest and will be a rich resource for all concerned with protecting native species and their ...

Gathering The Desert

Author: Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816510146
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Looks at the history and uses of plants of the Sonoran Desert, including creosote, palm trees, mesquite, organpipe cactus, amaranth, chiles, and Devil's claw Gathering the Desert explores desert plants as calories, cures, and characters and ...

Food Plants Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Wendy C. Hodgson
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816520602
Size: 20.11 MB
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"Food Plants of the Sanoran Desert includes not only plants such as gourds and legumes but also unexpected food sources such as palms, lilies, and cattails, all of which have provided nutrition to desert peoples.