Evaluation of measures for enlargement, renaturation and development of a dry grassland biotope by analysing differences in the carabid fauna (Coleoptera)

@article{Sieren2002EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of measures for enlargement, renaturation and development of a dry grassland biotope by analysing differences in the carabid fauna (Coleoptera)},
  author={Elisabeth Sieren and Franz Peter Fischer},
  journal={Acta Oecologica-international Journal of Ecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={23},
  pages={1-12}
}

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