Savanna ecosystems play a major role in the natural landscape and in the economic life of vast areas of the tropics. These grasslands are inherently fragile, yet Third World economic development makes human exploitation inevitable. The question that remains is whether utilization of the savannas for agriculture and other purposes will create sustained economic growth or a desert waste. Guillermo Sarmiento is an unquestionable authority on the grasslands of the New World. His book is the first modern, integrated view of ...

The Ecology of Neotropical Savannas 1984, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674224605

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