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This comprehensive review of the hydrological and physiological functioning of tropical rain forests covers the environmental impacts of their disturbance and conversion to other land uses, as well as optimum strategies for managing them. Specialists will find authenticated detail in chapters written by experts on a complete range of people-water-land use issues.
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Monellin, a sweet protein, was discovered in 1969 in the fruit of the West African shrub known as serendipity berry (Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii); it was first reported as a carbohydrate.