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Natural History and Ecology of Mexico and Central America

Edited by Levente Hufnagel

John Wesley Theological College

Natural History and Ecology of Mexico and Central America presents an interesting overview of the frontiers of biodiversity and ecological research in the geographical area of Mexico and Central America. Chapters cover such topics as biodiversity and ecology of plant communities, tropical subterranean ecosystems, floating Sargassum species, the endangered species Dioon edule, Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, fish and fisheries, urbanization and bats, and food and sustainable diet.

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Natural History and Ecology of Mexico and Central AmericaEdited by Levente Hufnagel

Published: August 18th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77889

ISBN: 978-1-83968-486-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-482-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-487-6

Copyright year: 2021

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1134 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Biodiversity of Mexico

By Levente Hufnagel and Ferenc Mics


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2. Ecology of Plant Communities in Central Mexico

By Joaquín Sosa-Ramírez, Vicente Díaz-Núñez and Diego R. Pérez-Salicrup


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3. Tropical Subterranean Ecosystems in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize: A Review of Aquatic Biodiversity and Their Ecological Aspects

By Luis M. Mejía-Ortíz, Peter Sprouse, Juan C. Tejeda-Mazariegos, Jair Valladarez, Oscar Frausto-Martínez, Alejandro L. Collantes-Chavez-Costa, Guillermo Ruíz-Cancino and German Yáñez


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4. A Natural History of Floating Sargassum Species (Sargasso) from Mexico

By José Luis Godínez-Ortega, Juan V. Cuatlán-Cortés, Juan M. López-Bautista and Brigitta I. van Tussenbroek


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5. The Endangered Species Dioon edule in the Sierra Madre Oriental in San Luis Potosí: Demography and Genetic Diversity

By Gabriel Rubio-Méndez, Alberto Prado, Jacqueline C. Bede, José Arturo De-Nova, Joel Flores, Juan Antonio Reyes-Agüero and Laura Yáñez-Espinosa


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6. Rediscovering Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii): Molecular Analysis and Threats

By Miguel Angel Reyes-López, Fátima Yedith Camacho-Sánchez, Catherine E. Hart, Valeria Leal-Sepúlveda, Kevin Alan Zavala-Félix, César Paúl Ley-Quiñónez, A. Alonso Aguirre and Alan Alfredo Zavala-Norzagaray


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7. Fish and Fisheries of the Eastern Coast of Mexico, with Emphasis on Coral Reef Species

By Carlos González-Gándara and Ernesto A. Chávez


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8. More Urbanization, Fewer Bats: The Importance of Forest Conservation in Honduras

By Manfredo A. Turcios-Casco, Richard K. LaVal, Marcio Martínez and Hefer D. Ávila-Palma


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9. Meaning and Health Impact of Food: Historical and Ecological Analysis

By Rebeca Monroy-Torres, Graciela Velázquez-Delgado, Erika Carcaño-Valencia and Gilber Vela-Gutiérrez


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