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Utilization of wetland plant species by local communities

Noor Azlin Yahya.

Utilization of wetland plant species by local communities

results of an interview survey of communities near wetland areas in Peninsular Malaysia

by Noor Azlin Yahya.

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Published by WWF Malaysia, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya, Asian Wetland Bureau in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English

  • Malaysia,
  • Malaya.
    • Subjects:
    • Wetland plants -- Utilization -- Malaysia -- Malaya.,
    • Wetland plants -- Malaysia -- Malaya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-121).

      Statementby Noor Azlin Yahya.
      ContributionsWorld Wildlife Fund Malaysia., Universiti Malaya. Institut Pengajian Tinggi., Asian Wetland Bureau.
      LC ClassificationsSB317.W47 N66 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination121 p. :
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1067381M
      LC Control Number93940314

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