Bamboo in the high forest of Eastern Bhutan
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Bamboo in the high forest of Eastern Bhutan a study of species vulnerability

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu, Nepal .
Written in English



  • Bhutan.


  • Bamboo -- Bhutan.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-32).

StatementD. Messerchmidt...[et al].
ContributionsMesserschmidt, Donald A. 1940-, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 B3224 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3537382M
ISBN 109291153141
LC Control Number2001445122

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