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Monitoring grasslands

J. G. Hodgson

Monitoring grasslands

(the development of botanical monitoring methods)

by J. G. Hodgson

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Published by English Nature in Peterborough .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meadows -- Great Britain -- Management.,
  • Pastures -- Great Britain -- Management.,
  • Grasses -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Vol.2 / by J.G. Hodgson and R. Colasanti.

    StatementJ.G. Hodgson, R. Colasanti and F. Sutton.
    SeriesEnglish Nature research reports -- no.156
    ContributionsColasanti, R., Sutton, F., English Nature.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17558471M


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