Australian Journal of Botany Australian Journal of Botany Society
Southern hemisphere botanical ecosystems
INTRODUCTION

Current perspectives in plant conservation biology

David J. Coates A D and Kingsley W. Dixon B C
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A Department of Environment and Conservation, Locked Bag 104, Bentley Delivery Centre, Bentley, WA 6983, Australia.

B Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens, Fraser Ave, West Perth, WA 6005, Australia.

C School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia.

D Corresponding author. Email: Dave.Coates@dec.wa.gov.au

Australian Journal of Botany 55(3) 187-193 https://doi.org/10.1071/BT07037
Published: 18 May 2007


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