Mangroves and Halophytes: Restoration and Utilisation

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6719-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-6720-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-lvi

  2. General Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 2-2

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      Pages 3-5

      Concepts for Different Uses of Halophytes

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      Pages 7-19

      Global Water Crisis: The Potential of Cash Crop Halophytes to Reduce the Dilemma

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      Pages 21-24

      Present Efforts to Develop Sustainable Saline Production Systems

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      Pages 25-30

      Studies on Halophytes and Salinity Problems in Mediterranean Agriculture

  3. Saline Ecosystems in Venezuela

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 32-32

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      Pages 33-49

      Investigations Proposed in Venezuela for the Development of Systems for the Sustainable Utilisation of Halophytes, in the Context of International Development

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      Pages 51-64

      Diagnostics About the State of Mangroves in Venezuela: Case Studies from the National Park Morrocoy and Wildlife Refuge Cuare

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      Pages 65-75

      Contribution of Seagrass Ecosystems to the Venezuelan Coastline Vegetation

  4. Experimental Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 78-78

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      Pages 79-84

      Comparative Biochemical Study of the Rhizosphere of Rhizophora mangle and its Associated Species Cyperus sp. in the Ciénaga de Soledad (Colombia)

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      Pages 85-96

      Creation of Mangrove “Productive Oases”: Community Participation for the Sustainable Utilization of Halophytes

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      Pages 97-107

      Mangrove Restoration in a Tropical Semiarid Environment: A Case Study in Landscape Design

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      Pages 109-117

      Mangrove Establishment on Artificial Islands: A Case Study

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      Pages 119-131

      The Effect of Temperature on the Accumulation of Salts and Chromium in Seedlings of Avicennia germinans (“Mangle Salado”) and Rhizophora mangle (“Mangle Rojo”) Exposed to Tannery Wastewaters

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      Pages 133-145

      Salt Tolerance of Chenopodium quinoa Willd., Grains of the Andes: Influence of Salinity on Biomass Production, Yield, Composition of Reserves in the Seeds, Water and Solute Relations

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      Pages 147-153

      Biosaline Biomass for Energy, a Solution for Saline Wastelands

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 155-159