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Plant Conservation

A Natural History Approach

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Science,
  • Plant conservation,
  • Plant diversity,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary A. Krupnick (Foreword), W. John Kress (Editor), Daniel H. Janzen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10192249M
    ISBN 100226455122
    ISBN 109780226455129


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