Environmental Physiology of Desert Organisms

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Neil F. Hadley
Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1975 - Science - 283 pages
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Heat flux and the thermal regime of desert plants; Adaptations of desert lichens to drought and extreme temperatures; Dynamics of great basin shrub root systems; Environmental and plant factors influencing transpiration of desert plants; Coloration and its thermal consequences for diurnal desert insects. Thermoregulation and flight energetics of desert insects; Nitrogen excretion in arid-adapted amphibians; The water relations of two populations of noncaptive desert rodents.

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Heat Flux and the Thermal Regime of Desert Plants
Adaptations of Desert Lichens to Drought and Extreme
Dynamics of Great Basin Shrub Root Systems

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