Grasslands

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 270 pages
Grasses are the most common plants in grasslands, but there are many types, and grasslands are not all the same. The grasslands include prairies, steppes, pampas, savanna, tropical grasslands of South America, Australian grasslands, and upland grasslands.
 

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Contents

Geography of Grasslands
1
Geology of Grasslands
26
Grassland Climates
45
History of Grasslands
71
Life on the Grasslands
81
Grassland Ecology
143
Peoples of the Grasslands
158
Uses for Grassland
179
Threats to Grassland
205
Managing the Grasslands
218
Conclusion
228
SI Units and Conversions
231
Soil Classification
235
Glossary
239
Bibliography and Further Reading
253
Index
257

Biodiversity and Grasslands
198

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Michael Allaby resides in Tighnabruaich, Scotland.

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