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Perspectives on Biodiversity

Perspectives on Biodiversity

Case Studies of Genetic Resource Conservation and Development (Aaas Publication, 93-10s)

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Published by American Association for Advancement of Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utilization,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Germplasm resources,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Biological diversity conservat,
  • Case studies,
  • Genetic resources conservation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoel I. Cohen (Editor), Christopher S. Potter (Editor), Dianne Janczewski (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8349170M
    ISBN 100871685124
    ISBN 109780871685124


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