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Book ID:  097842
Romanowski, Nick

Planting Wetlands and Dams. A Practical Guide to Wetland Design, Construction and Propagation. 2nd ed. 2009. col. illus. IX, 126 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This book is a complete manual for planting wetlands and dams, from design and construction to collecting plants, seeds and propagation, and with comprehensive generic information lists for all Australian aquatic and wetland plants used in revegetation. After a decade in print, the book has been comprehensively rewritten. The introductory chapter on wetlands is expanded and includes photographs of each major type of wetland, including those in the Northern Territory. The planning chapter includes updated information on regulations and permits and also examines the pros and cons of establishing new wetlands in otherwise dry climates. The construction chapter includes information on new materials that have recently become available for lining wetlands and dams. The plant selection chapter elaborates on provenance issues to show the diverse spreading mechanisms found in wetland and saltmarsh plants, and has new information on the important habitat plant Cotula coronopifolia. It will also provide information on declared aquatic weeds. The book will be a useful guide for professionals working in the field including wetlands, water treatment, habitat restoration, aquaculture and aquatic ecology intersects.
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Total Price :76.00 EURO (US$ 91.20)