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Ecological stability by Michael B. Usher

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Published by Chapmans and Hall in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Michael B. Usher and M.H. Williamson.
ContributionsWilliamson, Mark, 1928-
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Open LibraryOL21250215M

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