2 edition of Utilization of wetland plant species by local communities found in the catalog.
Utilization of wetland plant species by local communities
Noor Azlin Yahya.
1990 by WWF Malaysia, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya, Asian Wetland Bureau in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-121).
|Statement||by Noor Azlin Yahya.|
|Contributions||World Wildlife Fund Malaysia., Universiti Malaya. Institut Pengajian Tinggi., Asian Wetland Bureau.|
|LC Classifications||SB317.W47 N66 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||121 p. :|
|Number of Pages||121|
|LC Control Number||93940314|
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