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sustainable utilization of Indonesian medicinal plants a study of conservation initiatives within the Indonesian traditional medicine community by Baljit K. Wadhwa

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Published by University Consortium on the Environment in Waterloo, Ont., Canada .
Written in English



  • Indonesia.


  • Medicinal plants -- Indonesia.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- Indonesia.,
  • Botanical drug industry -- Indonesia.,
  • Plant conservation -- Indonesia.,
  • Traditional medicine -- Indonesia.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Baljit K. Wadhwa.
SeriesStudent paper ;, #21, Publication series (University Consortium on the Environment)., #21.
ContributionsUniversity Consortium on the Environment.
LC ClassificationsSB294.I5 W34 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL736026M
ISBN 101550142445
LC Control Number97126701

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