8 edition of Botany: an ecological approach found in the catalog.
Botany: an ecological approach
William August Jensen
|Statement||[by] William A. Jensen [and] Frank B. Salisbury.|
|Contributions||Salisbury, Frank B., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QK47 .J45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 748 p.|
|Number of Pages||748|
|LC Control Number||70183575|
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