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Henrik Balslev

Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon

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Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon. / Balslev, Henrik; Copete, Juan Carlos; Pedersen, Dennis; Bernal, Rodrigo; Galeano, Gloria; Duque, Álvaro; Berrio, Juan Carlos; Sanchez, Mauricio.

Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia. Wiley, 2017. p. 101-123.

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Harvard

Balslev, H, Copete, JC, Pedersen, D, Bernal, R, Galeano, G, Duque, Á, Berrio, JC & Sanchez, M 2017, Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon. in Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia. Wiley, pp. 101-123. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119090670

APA

Balslev, H., Copete, J. C., Pedersen, D., Bernal, R., Galeano, G., Duque, Á., Berrio, J. C., & Sanchez, M. (2017). Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon. In Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia (pp. 101-123). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119090670

CBE

Balslev H, Copete JC, Pedersen D, Bernal R, Galeano G, Duque Á, Berrio JC, Sanchez M. 2017. Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon. In Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia. Wiley. pp. 101-123. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119090670

MLA

Balslev, Henrik et al. "Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon". Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia. Chapter 5, Wiley. 2017, 101-123. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119090670

Vancouver

Balslev H, Copete JC, Pedersen D, Bernal R, Galeano G, Duque Á et al. Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon. In Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia. Wiley. 2017. p. 101-123 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119090670

Author

Balslev, Henrik ; Copete, Juan Carlos ; Pedersen, Dennis ; Bernal, Rodrigo ; Galeano, Gloria ; Duque, Álvaro ; Berrio, Juan Carlos ; Sanchez, Mauricio. / Palm diversity and abundance in the Colombian Amazon. Forest structure, function, and dynamics in Western Amazonia. Wiley, 2017. pp. 101-123

Bibtex

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