Palms: Their Conservation and Sustained Utilization : Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan
Dennis Victor Johnson
IUCN, 1996 - Nature - 116 pages
Increasing demands on the world's natural resources pose a serious threat to palm biodiversity. This Action Plan identifies the most threatened palm species in order to present recommendations for conservation measures that cater to their specific requirements, and to provide strategic guidelines for the conservation and sustainable utilization of the many palms that provide food, construction material, and an important source of revenue for many people.
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In situ Conservation Status of Palms
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Regional Priorities in Asia
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