Plant Migration: The Dynamics of Geographic Patterning in Seed Plant Species

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University of California Press, Mar 9, 1988 - Science - 298 pages
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Using cases of plant migration documented by both historical and fossil evidence, Jonathan D. Sauer provides a landmark assessment of what is presently known, and not merely assumed, about the process.
 

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Contents

PART I MODERN AND HISTORICAL MIGRATIONS
9
PART II PREHISTORIC MIGRATIONS
143
PART III MIGRATION AND EVOLUTION
215
Appendix
237
References
249
Index to Genera
277
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Jonathan D. Sauer is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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