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Man-made vegetation changes

J. A. Van Vegten

Man-made vegetation changes

an example from Botswana"s savanna

by J. A. Van Vegten

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Published by National Institute of Development and Cultural Research, Documentation Unit, University College of Botswana, University of Botswana and Swaziland in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Botswana -- Kgatleng District -- Ecology.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Botswana -- Kgatleng District.,
  • Savanna ecology -- Botswana -- Kgatleng District.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.A. Van Vegten.
    SeriesWorking paper / National Institute of Development and Cultural Research, Documentation Unit -- no. 40, Working paper (National Institute of Development and Cultural Research (Botswana). Documentation Unit) -- no. 40.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK402.B6 V36 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19530565M

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