Data processing in the herbarium and museum
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Data processing in the herbarium and museum

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Published in [Utrecht .
Written in English


  • Museums -- Data processing,
  • Herbaria -- Data processing

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Statement[by] J.H. Soper and F.H. Perring.
ContributionsPerring, Franklyn Hugh (jt. author)
The Physical Object
Pagination13-19 p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20665571M

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