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ecology of a tropical forest

seasonal rhythms and long-term changes

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama),
  • Panama,
  • Barro Colorado Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest ecology -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island.,
    • Seasons -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island.,
    • Biological rhythms -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island.,
    • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Egbert G. Leigh, Jr., A. Stanley Rand, and Donald M. Windsor.
      ContributionsLeigh, Egbert Giles., Rand, A. Stanley 1932-, Windsor, Donald M., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH108.P3 E26 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination503 p. :
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL970187M
      ISBN 101560986425
      LC Control Number96006889


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