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Ecology and landscape management in Sri Lanka

Ecology and Landscape Management in Sri Lanka (1990 Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Ecology and landscape management in Sri Lanka

proceedingsof the international and interdisciplinary symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 12-26 March 1990

by Ecology and Landscape Management in Sri Lanka (1990 Colombo, Sri Lanka)

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Published by Margraf in Weikersheim .
Written in English


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Statementedited by W. Erdelen ... [et al.].
ContributionsErdelen, Walter.
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Open LibraryOL21873491M
ISBN 103823611828

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