Arab Subsistence Ecosystem Series Vol. 3


  Edited by Ryo Nakamura, Hiroshi Nawata


  RINSEN BOOK CO., Kyoto, 323 pp. 

  December, 2013(in Japanese)


This book clarifies the history, botanical characteristics, and human uses

of dryland mangroves. It focuses on description of the gray mangrove

(Avicennia marina) from the viewpoints of paleontology,

plants physiological ecology, social ecology, analysis by remote sensing,

cultural anthropology, history, and mangrove plantation studies.

Its purpose is to improve understanding, conservation, and wise use of

dryland mangroves and so to recover and improve this foundation of

coastal life in arid lands.