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Global Biodiversity
Volume 2: Selected Countries in Europe

Edited By

T. Pullaiah

ISBN 9781774631324
Published March 31, 2021 by Apple Academic Press
510 Pages 157 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

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 Panjkovic and Slobodan Puzovic 

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

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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.