Grassland biomes

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A mature introduction to grassland biomes around the world. Defines grassland in terms of rainfall or precipitation that occurs in a 6-8 month period, including in the definition grasslands, prairie, steppes and veldts. Divides grasslands into temperate and tropical grasslands with drought and floods being the main problems in these areas. Observes that floods and fires are natural cycles that preserve, rather than destroy, grasslands. Plants and animals have developed survival patterns adapted to a short growing period. Explains that herbivores dominate this biotic community but the biomass of small animals such as insects outweighs that of herbivores. Grassland evironments are credited with giving our ancestors predictable supplies of food that made the Arts possible. Lichens and algae are essential to the preservation of grasslands. Cultivation of crops, is renewed by cycles of irrigation.
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subject_facet Adaptation (Ecology)
Biogeography
Biology
Biotic communities
Climatology
Educational films
Grassland animals
Grassland ecology
Grassland plants
Herbivores
Internet videos
Physical geography
Rhizoids
Savannas -- Wildlife
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title_display Grassland biomes
title_full Grassland biomes [DVD] / Primedia Productions for Cambridge Educational
Grassland biomes [electronic resource (video)] / Cambridge Educational (Firm)
title_short Grassland biomes
topic_facet Adaptation (Ecology)
Biogeography
Biology
Biotic communities
Climatology
Grassland animals
Grassland ecology
Grassland plants
Herbivores
Physical geography
Rhizoids
Savannas
Wildlife