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Title: Biological Diversity Research: An Analysis

Author: McMinn, James W.;

Date: 1991

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: An appropriate yardstick for a biodiversity program is how it affects the persistence of viable populations. A coordinated program of biodiversity research could be structured under three overlapping subject areas: (1) threatened, endangered, and sensitive species; (2) restoration of missing, underrepresented, or declining communities; and (3) general principles and procedures for ecosystem restoration and perpetuation.

Keywords: Genes, endangered species, plant communities, animal communities, ecosystems.

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McMinn, James W. 1991. Biological Diversity Research: An Analysis. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

 


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