2 edition of Savanna land use found in the catalog.
Savanna land use
Marshall W. Murphree
by Centre for Applied Social Science[s], University of Zimbabwe, WWF Multispecies Project in Harare, Zimbabwe
Written in English
|Statement||M.W. Murphree and D.H.M. Cumming.|
|Series||CASS/WWF paper ;, no. 1|
|Contributions||Cumming, D. H. M., IUBS Unesco/UNEP Conference Workshop: Economic Driving Forces and Constraints on Savannah Land Use (1991 : Nairobi, Kenya)|
|LC Classifications||HD992 .M87 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||33 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||33|
|LC Control Number||93982957|
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