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Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse World

This book "Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse World" sees biodiversity as management and utilization of resources in satisfying human needs in multi-sectional areas including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, wildlife and other exhaustible and inexhaustible resources. Its value is to fulfill actual human preferences and variability of life is measured by amount of genetic variation available. In viewing diversity as an ultimate moral value, one is faced with a situation in environmental preservation in order to allow components of total diversity to flourish and constitute a threat to continuous existence and decrease total diversity. The overall importance described economic benefits from bio-diversity, though difficult to measure and varying, but are limited on a local scale, increase on a regional or national scale and become potentially substantial on a transnational or global scale.

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Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse WorldEdited by Gbolagade Akeem Lameed

Published: August 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3330

ISBN: 978-953-51-0719-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5314-6

Copyright year: 2012

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29984 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

46 Web of Science Citations

64 Dimensions Citations


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1. Plant Diversity in Agroecosystems and Agricultural Landscapes

By Dariusz Jaskulski and Iwona Jaskulska


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2. Agricultural SystemS and the Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystems in the Tropics

By F.F. Goulart, T.K.B. Jacobson, B.Q.C. Zimbres, R.B. Machado, L.M.S. Aguiar and G.W. Fernandes


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3. Soil Fauna Diversity - Function, Soil Degradation, Biological Indices, Soil Restoration

By Cristina Menta


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4. Species Distribution Patterns, Species-Area and Species- Temperature Relationships in Eastern Asian Plants

By Jianming Deng and Qiang Zhang


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5. Biological Identifications Through DNA Barcodes

By Hassan A. I. Ramadan and Nabih A. Baeshen


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6. Integrated Measurements for Biodiversity Conservation in Lower Prut Basin

By Florin Vartolomei


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7. Image Processing for Spider Classification

By Jaime R. Ticay-Rivas, Marcos del Pozo-Baños, Miguel A. Gutiérrez-Ramos, William G. Eberhard, Carlos M. Travieso and Alonso B. Jesús


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8. Genus Lists of Oribatid Mites - A Unique Perspective of Climate Change Indication in Research

By V. Gergócs, R. Homoródi and L. Hufnagel


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9. Dynamic Informatics of Avian Biodiversity on an Urban and Regional Scale

By Wei-Ta Fang


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10. The Role that Diastrophism and Climatic Change Have Played in Determining Biodiversity in Continental North America

By Stuart A. Harris


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11. Marine Environment and Public Health

By Jailson Fulgencio de Moura, Emily Moraes Roges, Roberta Laine de Souza, Salvatore Siciliano and Dalia dos Prazeres Rodrigues


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