Arid and Semiarid Rangelands of Argentina

@inproceedings{Busso2018AridAS,
  title={Arid and Semiarid Rangelands of Argentina},
  author={Carlos Alberto Busso and Osvaldo Alberto Fernandez},
  year={2018}
}
Two thirds of continental Argentina are arid and semiarid rangelands. These rangelands include five phytogeographic regions: (1) Puna, (2) Chaco Occidental, (3) Monte, (4) Caldenal, and (5) Patagonia. This review includes and begins with a brief overview of the climate, soil, and vegetation characteristics of each region. After that, the major causes of degradation or desertification of these territories are indicated, together with the previous and current impacts on the water resources; the… 
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