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By Helmut Lieth,Maxímo García Sucre,Brigitte Herzog

targeting Venezuela and Mexico, this edited quantity from the foreign Society of Halophyte Utilisation (ISHU) explores the environmental concerns dealing with South and vital America's coastal ecosystems, and discusses the makes use of of mangrove species and different halophytes in addressing problems with either coastal pollutants and upland soil salinisation. The booklet attracts on services from Europe and South the United States to offer a chain of case stories that aspect Venezuela’s saline ecosystems and think about the commercial capability of mangrove recovery and halophyte creation. It contains state of the art learn into the institution of latest mangrove stands which can function prototypes for the sustainable use of halophytes, together with Chenopodium quinoa and Tamarix aphylla. in addition, the specific examples from Venezuela and different Caribbean international locations offer important versions for comparability with halophyte utilisation in different elements of the area – specifically the Mediterranean quarter, the place a lot of the sooner learn of the ISHU have been performed. together with insights from 50 years of analysis at the Venezuelan sea coast this certain e-book offers an invaluable reference for researchers engaged on saline ecosystems and economically important halophytes round the world.

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