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Insect control by the sterile-male technique comprehensive report of a panel held in Vienna, 16-19 October, 1962 by International Atomic Energy Agency. (1962 Vienna)

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Published by I.A.E.A., H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


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StatementA.W. Lindquist scientific editor.
SeriesTechnical reports series / International Atomic Energy Agency -- 21
ContributionsLindquist, A. W.
The Physical Object
Pagination61p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18895282M

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