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QK901.R36 2009
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TITLE: Green planet : how plants keep the Earth alive / Stanley A. Rice
ADDED TITLE: How plants keep the Earth alive.
AUTHOR: Rice, Stanley A., 1957-
PUBLISHED: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2009.
DESCRIPTION: xiii, 298 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: An injured paradise -- Plants put the oxygen in the air -- Greenhouse earth : plants help to keep the Earth from overheating -- Shade : trees make good air conditioners -- The water cycle : plants prevent droughts and floods -- Plants feed the world -- Plants create soil -- Plants create habitats -- Plants heal the landscape -- How agriculture changed the world -- Why we need plant diversity -- What can we do?
SUBJECT: Plant ecology.
SUBJECT: Vegetation and climate.
SUBJECT: Plants, Useful

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