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Green planet : how plants keep the Earth alive

Author: Stanley A Rice
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009.
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Presenting an overview of how human civilization has altered the face of the Earth, particularly by the destruction of forests, this book details the startling consequences of these actions. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rice, Stanley A., 1957-
Green planet.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008013964
(OCoLC)222664247
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley A Rice
ISBN: 9780813546537 0813546532 9780813544533 081354453X
OCLC Number: 318675740
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 298 p.) : ill., map.
Contents: An injured paradise --
Plants put the oxygen in the air --
Greenhouse earth : plants help to keep the Earth from overheating --
Shade : trees make good air conditioners --
The water cycle : plants prevent droughts and floods --
Plants feed the world --
Plants create soil --
Plants create habitats --
Plants heal the landscape --
How agriculture changed the world --
Why we need plant diversity --
What can we do?
Responsibility: Stanley A. Rice.

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"Stanley Rice writes with charm and clarity. Not since Corner's "Life of Plants" has there been a contestant for this role in the world of scientific publishing about plants for general Read more...

 
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