Evolution into ecology? The strategy of warming's ecological plant geography

@article{Coleman1986EvolutionIE,
  title={Evolution into ecology? The strategy of warming's ecological plant geography},
  author={William Coleman},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={1986},
  volume={19},
  pages={181-196}
}
  • W. Coleman
  • Published 1986
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of the History of Biology
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