Reintegrating Fragmented Landscapes: Towards Sustainable Production and Nature Conservation

Reintegrating Fragmented Landscapes: Towards Sustainable Production and Nature Conservation

by Richard J. Hobbs
     
 

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The study of landscape ecology is growing rapidly in importance. This book examines the serious problem of landscape deterioration due to extensive agricultural development, focussing on a detailed study made of the wheat belt of Western Australia. The degradation of the landscape is considered with respect to loss of animal diversity, vegetation, and soil cover. The… See more details below

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The study of landscape ecology is growing rapidly in importance. This book examines the serious problem of landscape deterioration due to extensive agricultural development, focussing on a detailed study made of the wheat belt of Western Australia. The degradation of the landscape is considered with respect to loss of animal diversity, vegetation, and soil cover. The authors consider integrated land use planning in terms of agricultural production, water use, and nature conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461392163
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.73(d)

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