The Natural Environment of the Namib Desert

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Patrick Van Damme, Laboratory for Tropical and Sub-tropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences Ghent University

Tropical and Sub-tropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany

Patrick Vernemmen, Laboratory for Tropical and Sub-tropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences Ghent University

Tropical and Sub-tropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany

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Patrick Van Damme (Laboratory for Tropical and Sub-tropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences Ghent University)

Patrick Vernemmen (Laboratory for Tropical and Sub-tropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences Ghent University)

Published Sep 6, 1992

Abstract

The Topnaar basically live in two distinct areas in the Namib Desert i.e. the Kuiseb river valley and the Sesfontein area. The ecology of both these zones is presented and discussed in detail. Specific attention is given to the plant communities that occur in both of them. 


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