The genetic basis of epidemics in agriculture by Conference on the Genetic Basis of Epidemics in Agriculture New York 1976.

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Statementedited by Peter R. Day.
SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 287, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ;, v. 287.
ContributionsDay, Peter R., 1928-
LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 vol. 287, SB750 .N5 vol. 287
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Paginationvii, 400 p. :
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL4536228M
ISBN 100809720339
LC Control Number77002165

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