Palms: Their Conservation and Sustained Utilization : Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan

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Dennis Victor Johnson
IUCN, 1996 - Nature - 116 pages
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Increasing demands on the world's natural resources pose a serious threat to palm biodiversity. This action plan identifies the most threatened palm species in order to present recommendations for conservation measures that cater to their specific requirements, and to provide strategic guidelines for the conservation and sustainable utilization of the many palms that provide food, construction material, and an important source of revenue for many people.

  

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Contents

In situ Conservation Status of Palms
7
Protected Areas
13
Ex situ Conservation
24
Regional Priorities in Asia
48
Chapters Priorities in Madagascar
66
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