Biodiversity of Tropical Peat Swamp Forest of Sarawak (2016)

RM116.00

by Jayasilan Mohd Azlan & Indraneil Das

Description

Peat swamps historically occupied vast areas of land and water in Sarawak State, East Malaysia. Yet, these environments remain poorly-known in terms of their biodiversity and potential for sustainable use. This volume is a compendium of papers on these topics, including the conservation importance of peat swamp forests: chemistry of humid substances of tropical peat, the Araceae of peat swamps; use of sago palm (Metroxylon sagu) to bolster national food security; assessment of infestation by endohelminth parasites of frogs at a degraded forest; the relationship between water quality and fish communities of blackwater environments; bird communities of peat swamp forests, and concludes a review of wildlife conservation, with emphasis of its megafauna, of this important habitat in Borneo.

 

ISBN 978-967-5527-90-6

Publish Year 2016

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Biodiversity of Tropical Peat Swamp Forest of Sarawak (2016)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Exclusive books

Editors' pick