Sabkha Ecosystems

Volume V: The Americas

  • M. Ajmal Khan
  • Benno Boër
  • Münir Ȫzturk
  • Miguel Clüsener-Godt
  • Bilquees Gul
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle

Part of the Tasks for Vegetation Science book series (TAVS, volume 48)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. César Serra Bonifácio Costa, Oriel Bonilla Herrera
    Pages 11-27
  3. Mariana Reginato, Analía Llanes, Genoveva Devinar, Fabián Garello, M. Virginia Luna
    Pages 57-71
  4. Robert I. Lonard, Frank W. Judd, Richard Stalter, J. Jed Brown
    Pages 73-84
  5. Christy T. Carter, Harvey E. Ballard Jr., Irwin A. Ungar
    Pages 105-118
  6. Juan José Cantero, Virginia Palchetti, César O. Núñez, Gloria E. Barboza
    Pages 137-204
  7. Paula Daniela Pratolongo, María Julia Piovan, Diana Graciela Cuadrado
    Pages 205-224
  8. Cylphine Bresdin, Margaret Livingston, Edward P. Glenn
    Pages 237-250
  9. Kendall A. Hanley, Brianne M. Walsh, Todd P. Egan
    Pages 251-259
  10. M. E. Arce, Oscar Bianciotto, M. S. Stronati, M. S. Yepes, A. Y. Blessio, F. M. Aras
    Pages 275-285
  11. Michael A. Carson, Seton Bachle, Amy N. Morris
    Pages 287-297
  12. Hilda Flores-Olvera, Alexander Czaja, José Luis Estrada-Rodríguez, Ulises Romero Méndez
    Pages 299-327
  13. Ana M. Cenzano, M. Celeste Varela, M. Virginia Luna
    Pages 369-387
  14. José Luis Garcia Hernández, Luis Guillermo Hernández-Montiel, Ramón Zulueta-Rodríguez, Miguel V. Cordoba-Matson, Jesús Ortega-García, Bernardo Murillo-Amador et al.
    Pages 397-403
  15. Todd P. Egan, Alexia E. Strzalka
    Pages 405-410
  16. Jorge Sáenz-Mata, Rubén Palacio-Rodríguez, Homero Sánchez-Galván, Nagamani Balagurusamy
    Pages 411-425
  17. M. Ajmal Khan, Benno Boër, Münir Özturk, Miguel Clüsener-Godt, Bilquees Gul, Siegmar-W. Breckle
    Pages E1-E1
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 427-431

About this book


This book is a part of the Sabkha Ecosystems series which was designed to provide information on sabkha ecosystems of different regions and to add to the collective knowledge available about saline ecosystems. The comprehensive coverage assists the reader gaining a thorough understanding of sabkha geology, hydrology, geomorphology, zoology, botany, ecology and ecosystem functioning, as well as sabkha conservation, utilization and development. Volume I focused on The Arabian Peninsula and Adjacent Countries, volume II was based on describing saline ecosystems of West and Central Asia , volume III referred to Africa and Southern Europe, while volume IV focused on Cash Crop Halophyte and Biodiversity Conservation. The present volume V focuses on Americans. 


Cash Crop Saline ecosystem Drylands Halophytes Sabkha Salinity Salt tolerant plants

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Ajmal Khan
    • 1
  • Benno Boër
    • 2
  • Münir Ȫzturk
    • 3
  • Miguel Clüsener-Godt
    • 4
  • Bilquees Gul
    • 5
  • Siegmar-W. Breckle
    • 6
  1. 1.College of Arts and SciencesQatar University Center for Sust. DevelopmentDohaQatar
  2. 2.UNESCO Liaison Office, UNECA Bldg New Bldg, 1st floorAddis AbebaEthiopia
  3. 3.Ege UniversityIzmirTurkey
  4. 4.Division of Ecological and Earth ScienceUNESCO Headquarters, Natural Sci Div of Ecological & Earth ScienceParis Cedex 15France
  5. 5.Institute of Sustainable Halophyte UtiliUniversity of Karachi Inst.of Sustainable Halophyte UtiliKarachiPakistan
  6. 6.Abteilung 3 - ÖkologieUniversität Bielefeld Fakultät für BiologieBielefeldGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-27091-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-27093-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0167-9406
  • Series Online ISSN 1875-130X
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