Accession Number : AD0661193

Title :   PLANTS AND MAN ON THE SEYCHELLES COAST.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : LOUISIANA STATE UNIV BATON ROUGE COASTAL STUDIES INST

Personal Author(s) : Sauer, Jonathan D.

Report Date : 15 JUL 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 140

Abstract : Contents: Natural setting; History of human intervention (discovery and exploration, colonization and early plantation period, rise of coconut plantations, modern history of subsidiary commercial crops, present land use and settlement pattern); Aboriginal coastal vegetation (postulated component species, natural dispersal mechanisms, the question of coconut dispersal, possible ancient introduction of other plants, postulated natural patterns); Historic changes in composition of the coastal vegetation (native component, plant introduction); Present coastal vegetation (supratidal vegetation, intertidal vegetation).

Descriptors :   *PLANTS(BOTANY)), (*INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS, ECOLOGY, COASTAL REGIONS, HISTORY, POPULATION, AGRICULTURE, TREES.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Geography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE