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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Plant ecology studies on: Prosopis glandulosa, Atriplex spp., Pleuraphis mutica, Flourencia cernua and Opuntia spp.
Animal ecology studies on: Odocoileus hemionus, Gopherus flavomarginatus, Uma spp., Tayassu tajacu, Lepus californicus, Canis latrans, Bubo virginianus and Tyto alba
Effects of grazing on desert plant communities by cattle, rodents, lagomorphs and insects
Soils and hydrology
Rehabilitation of degradated rangelands
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   Hydrology, soil.
  Biodiversity   Arid/Semi-arid, degraded areas, ecology, fauna, invertebrates/insects/spiders, plants, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment, tropical grassland and savanna systems.
  Socio-economic   Livestock and related impacts/Overgrazing.
  Integrated monitoring   n.a.

Last updated: 08/03/2011

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