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Now you can share the experiences of the first U.S. scientists who set about discovering the nature of North American deserts. "This is a fascinating account of how these pioneer ecologists laid the foundations for our modern knowledge of plant adaptation to desert environments. . . . It is well done." (American Scientist)

"McGinnies's book is an excellent review of all aspects of the Sonoran desert and its mountains: geographic, climatic, and geologic."aAmerican Scientist "This book provides a fascinating introduction to desert life in the Southwest."aTrue West "This true labor of love by an outstanding arid lands authority will broaden horizons, deepen understanding, and heighten awareness of the debt we owe to the founders of the Desert Laboratory."aArizona Highways "A great source of revelation. . . . Easy and enjoyable to read and has left me with a great respect for the diversity of ways in which desert plants adapt to extremes."aSylvia Martinelli, Journal of Arid Environments

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  • PDF | 295 pages
  • University of Arizona Press (April 1, 1981)
  • English
  • 4
  • Science & Math

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