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Sabkha Ecosystems

Volume V: The Americas

  • M. Ajmal Khan
  • Benno Boër
  • Münir Ȫzturk
  • Miguel Clüsener-Godt
  • Bilquees Gul
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle

Part of the Tasks for Vegetation Science book series (TAVS, volume 48)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. César Serra Bonifácio Costa, Oriel Bonilla Herrera
    Pages 11-27
  3. Mariana Reginato, Analía Llanes, Genoveva Devinar, Fabián Garello, M. Virginia Luna
    Pages 57-71
  4. Robert I. Lonard, Frank W. Judd, Richard Stalter, J. Jed Brown
    Pages 73-84
  5. Christy T. Carter, Harvey E. Ballard Jr., Irwin A. Ungar
    Pages 105-118
  6. Juan José Cantero, Virginia Palchetti, César O. Núñez, Gloria E. Barboza
    Pages 137-204
  7. Paula Daniela Pratolongo, María Julia Piovan, Diana Graciela Cuadrado
    Pages 205-224
  8. Cylphine Bresdin, Margaret Livingston, Edward P. Glenn
    Pages 237-250
  9. Kendall A. Hanley, Brianne M. Walsh, Todd P. Egan
    Pages 251-259
  10. M. E. Arce, Oscar Bianciotto, M. S. Stronati, M. S. Yepes, A. Y. Blessio, F. M. Aras
    Pages 275-285
  11. Michael A. Carson, Seton Bachle, Amy N. Morris
    Pages 287-297
  12. Hilda Flores-Olvera, Alexander Czaja, José Luis Estrada-Rodríguez, Ulises Romero Méndez
    Pages 299-327

About this book


This book is a part of the Sabkha Ecosystems series which was designed to provide information on sabkha ecosystems of different regions and to add to the collective knowledge available about saline ecosystems. The comprehensive coverage assists the reader gaining a thorough understanding of sabkha geology, hydrology, geomorphology, zoology, botany, ecology and ecosystem functioning, as well as sabkha conservation, utilization and development. Volume I focused on The Arabian Peninsula and Adjacent Countries, volume II was based on describing saline ecosystems of West and Central Asia , volume III referred to Africa and Southern Europe, while volume IV focused on Cash Crop Halophyte and Biodiversity Conservation. The present volume V focuses on Americans. 


Cash Crop Saline ecosystem Drylands Halophytes Sabkha Salinity Salt tolerant plants

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Ajmal Khan
    • 1
  • Benno Boër
    • 2
  • Münir Ȫzturk
    • 3
  • Miguel Clüsener-Godt
    • 4
  • Bilquees Gul
    • 5
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle
    • 6
  1. 1.College of Arts and SciencesQatar University Center for Sust. DevelopmentDohaQatar
  2. 2.UNESCO Liaison Office, UNECA Bldg New Bldg, 1st floorAddis AbebaEthiopia
  3. 3.Ege UniversityIzmirTurkey
  4. 4.Division of Ecological and Earth ScienceUNESCO Headquarters, Natural Sci Div of Ecological & Earth ScienceParis Cedex 15France
  5. 5.Institute of Sustainable Halophyte UtiliUniversity of Karachi Inst.of Sustainable Halophyte UtiliKarachiPakistan
  6. 6.Abteilung 3 - ÖkologieUniversität Bielefeld Fakultät für BiologieBielefeldGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Sabkha Ecosystems
  • Book Subtitle Volume V: The Americas
  • Editors M. Ajmal Khan
    Benno Boër
    Münir Ȫzturk
    Miguel Clüsener-Godt
    Bilquees Gul
    Siegmar-W. Breckle
  • Series Title Tasks for Vegetation Science
  • Series Abbreviated Title Tasks Vegetation Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-27091-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-80071-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-27093-7
  • Series ISSN 0167-9406
  • Series E-ISSN 1875-130X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXIV, 431
  • Number of Illustrations 70 b/w illustrations, 74 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Ecosystems
    Plant Ecology
    Environmental Management
    Sustainable Development
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