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The cultural cradle of biodiversity

P. S. Ramakrishnan

The cultural cradle of biodiversity

by P. S. Ramakrishnan

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Published by National Book Trust, India in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementP.S. Ramakrishnan.
SeriesPopular science
ContributionsNational Book Trust.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23007368M
ISBN 109788123753614
LC Control Number2008419281
OCLC/WorldCa300976570

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