Plants of cropland in Western Samoa with special reference to taro
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Published by Josef Margraf] in [Stuttgart .
Written in English


  • Taro.,
  • Weeds -- Samoan Islands.

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Edition Notes

StatementElke Sauerborn and Joachim Sauerborn.
SeriesPLITS -- v. 2, no. 4 = 1984/2 (4)
ContributionsSauerborn, Joachim.
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15568933M
ISBN 103924333300

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