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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tree islands -- Florida -- Everglades,
  • Tree island ecology -- Florida -- Everglades

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Statementedited by Fred H. Sklar and Arnold van der Valk
ContributionsSklar, Fred Hal, 1951-, Valk, Arnoud van der
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH105.F6 T74 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 541 p. :
Number of Pages541
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17082447M
ISBN 101402010508
LC Control Number2002041326

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