About this series
The book series Adaptations of Desert Organisms covers the different strategies of plants and animals for coping with the harsh conditions in arid or semi-arid environments. It deals with behavioural, anatomical, morphological and physiological adaptations to heat and lack of water. All volumes are monographs written by one or several renowned experts in the field. They are an invaluable source of information for desert researchers, agronomists, conservationists, lecturers, and advanced students.