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Landscape Plants Of Arabia

Author : Julian Lee
ISBN : 1908531037
Genre : Gardening
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A remarkable work of reference that will prove invaluable for horticulturalists and amateur gardeners across the Middle East and beyond.

Landscape Plant Manual For Saudi Arabia

Author : Geoff Rick
ISBN : LCCN:93965966
Genre : Landscape plants
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The Use Of Indigenous Plants In Landscape Of Saudi Arabia

Author : Ibrahim M. N. Abudjain
ISBN : OCLC:278606649
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Landscaping The Saudi Arabian Desert

Author : Kathleen Kelly
ISBN : UOM:39015006741766
Genre : Landscape architecture
File Size : 40. 63 MB
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Landscape Design With Plants

Author : Brian Clouston
ISBN : 9781483100371
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 73. 76 MB
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Landscape Design with Plants, Second Edition focuses on landscape architecture. The book first discusses trees in the countryside. Adaptation to locality, self-town vegetation, designs for both short-term and long-term effect, ecological planting, and plant associations are described. The text looks at planting for forestry. The need for afforestation; forest habitat; scale of the forest mosaic; and woodlands as visual elements in the landscape are considered. The book puts emphasis on trees in urban areas, shrubs and groundcover, and herbaceous plants and bulbs. The text also focuses on water plants. The use of water plants in garden design, aquatic communities, and historical background are discussed. The book underscores the use and management of plant species native to Britain in landscaping; urban landscape and roof gardens; and how to transplant semi-mature trees. The text also describes reclamation and planting of industrial and urban wastelands; landscaping of reservoir margins; and the relationship of plants and air pollution. The book also puts emphasis on the use of vegetation in slope stabilization; planting in tropical lowland areas; planting in hot, arid climates; and the functional use of Australian plants. The selection is a must for readers interested in landscaping.

Saudi Arabia An Environmental Overview

Author : Peter Vincent
ISBN : 0203030885
Genre : Science
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A comprehensive overview of Saudi Arabia’s environment, this volume is a unique and authoritative text on the geological and environmental aspects of Saudi Arabia, a country about which little is known by the outside world. Saudi Arabia is a fascinating country with a long tradition of environmental awareness and sensitivity, pitted against some of the harshest environments on earth. The book brings together a wide range of published and unpublished material which will be of interest to environmental scientists, geologists, geographers and biologists. A comprehensive bibliography is included. This book will be indispensable for university courses dealing with the Middle East and arid zone environments as well as various regional/environmental courses.

Flora Of Eastern Saudi Arabia

Author : Mandaville,
ISBN : 9781136151705
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Saudi Arabia In Pictures

Author : Catherine Broberg
ISBN : 0822519585
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores the people, sights, economy, government, history, and culture of Saudia Arabia.

Vegetation Of The Arabian Peninsula

Author : S.A. Ghazanfar
ISBN : 9789401736374
Genre : Science
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The inspiration for this book came from our ten years of journeys and wanderings through the varied landscapes of Arabia, and in particular through those of its hospitable southeastern corner, Oman. We owe a particular debt to Sultan Qaboos University, which during this time has provided us with both a stimulating working environment and a home. Transliteration of Arabic place and other names into English script is a task fraught with difficulties. We have followed 'accepted' spellings wherever these were not contrary to our common sense, and in other cases we have rendered names into Roman English script using phonetic spellings. Our main task in this respect was to ensure conformity between the fIfteen contributing authors. Diacritical signs have mostly been avoided, since their use is neither widely followed nor readily understood. Arabic words which have been commonly taken into the English language, such as 'sabkha' for a salt flat and 'wadi' for a valley with a seasonal watercourse, are not italicised in usage. However, other Arabic terms which are occasionally used in English but not as widely known, such as harrah for a basaltic lava fIeld and hima for a traditional grazing reserve, are italicised throughout the text.

Understanding The Cultural Landscape

Author : Bret Wallach
ISBN : 1593851197
Genre : Science
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This compelling book offers a fresh perspective on how the natural world has been imagined, built on, and transformed by human beings throughout history and around the globe. Coverage ranges from the earliest societies to preindustrial China and India, from the emergence in Europe of the modern world to the contemporary global economy. The focus is on what the places we have created say about us: our belief systems and the ways we make a living. Also explored are the social and environmental consequences of human activities, and how conflicts over the meaning of progress are reflected in today's urban, rural, and suburban landscapes. Written in a highly engaging style, this ideal undergraduate-level human geography text is illustrated with over 25 maps and 70 photographs. Note: Many additional photographs related to the themes addressed in the book are available at the author's website (

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