Book ID: 43689
Biogeography of Mediterranian Invasions. 1991.41 tabs. 43 line-figures.XVI,485 p.gr8vo.Hard cover.
The Mediterranean basin, California, Chile, the western Cape of SouthAfrica and southern Australia share a Mediterranean climate characterised by cool wet winters and hot dry summers.These five regionshave differing patterns of human settlement but similarities innatural vegetation and some faunal assemblages.This documentation ofthe introduced floras and faunas in these five regions increases theunderstanding of the ecology and biological invasions and points theway to more efficient management of the biota of these regions.