Vegetation Science Applications for Rangeland Analysis and Management
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Published by Springer .
Written in English


  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Range ecology,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Range Management,
  • Range plants

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Edition Notes

Handbook of Vegetation Science

The Physical Object
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9108297M
ISBN 109061931959
ISBN 109789061931959

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