Global Biodiversity: Volume 2: Selected Countries in Europe, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Global Biodiversity

Volume 2: Selected Countries in Europe, 1st Edition

Edited by T. Pullaiah

Apple Academic Press

496 pages | 157 Color Illus.

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9781771887175
pub: 2019-01-09
SAVE ~$33.99
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429487750
pub: 2018-12-07
from $28.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


This is the second volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity.Each volume in this series covers the biodiversity of a selection of nations in particular regions of the world. The volumes discuss and summarize the available information on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and the variety of microbes of the different nations.

Global Biodiversity, Volume 2: Selected Countries in Europe looks at the biodiversity of selected countries of Europe, providing an abundance of biodiversity information on Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, George, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Each chapter features a different country and is written by research scientists and conservationists. The information covers geographical status, ecosystem diversity, species diversity, genetic diversity, and conservation efforts in that particular country. The authors provide statistical data on plants, animals, and microbes of that country along with genetic diversity with the focus on crop plants/cultivated plants and domesticated animals and their wild relatives.

Table of Contents

Biodiversity of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Senka Barudanovic

Biodiversity in France

Philippe Grandcolas

Biodiversity of Georgia

Guram Aleksidze et al.

Biodiversity of Greece

Anastasios Legakis, Theophanis Constantinidis, and Panos V. Petrakis

Biodiversity in Hungary

Zoltán Varga

Biodiversity in Italy

Gianniantonio Domina and Marzio Zapparoli

Biodiversity in Norway

Kjetil Bevanger

Biodiversity in Serbia

Biljana Panjković and Slobodan Puzović

Biodiversity of Slovakia

Libor Uirych et al.

Biodiversity of Sweden

Ulf Gärdenfors

Biodiversity in Turkey

Ali A. Dönmez and Sedat V. Yerli

Biodiversity in the United Kingdom Ranee

Om Prakash and Fred Rumsey

About the Editor

T. Pullaiah, PhD, is a former Professor at the Department of Botany at Sri Krishnadevaraya University in Andhra Pradesh, India, where he has taught for more than 35 years. He has held several positions at the university, including Dean, Faculty of Biosciences, Head of the Department of Botany, Head of the Department of Biotechnology, and Member Academic Senate.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / General