Ecological studies in southern Africa

by David H. S. Davis

Publisher: W. Junk in The Hague

Written in English
Published: Pages: 415 Downloads: 617
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  • South Africa.

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  • Ecology -- South Africa.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies

Statementedited by D.H.S. Davis Associate editors: Botha De Meillon, J.S. Harington and Margaret Kalk
SeriesMonographiae biologicae,, v. 14
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP1 .P37 vol. 14
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 415 p
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5936095M
LC Control Number65003373
OCLC/WorldCa1900928

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