Ecology of grasslands and bamboolands in the world

  • 299 Pages
  • 2.22 MB
  • English

W. Junk bv Publishers , The Hague, Boston
Grassland ecology., Bamboo -- Eco
Other titlesBamboolands in the world.
Statementedited by Makoto Numata, in collaboration with 15 scientists.
ContributionsNumata, Makoto, 1917-
LC ClassificationsQK938.P7 E25
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4203357M
ISBN 109061936012
LC Control Number80482503

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