A Review of biological control in western and southern Europe

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Statementedited by D. J. Greathead ; contributors, K. P. Carl ... [et al.].
SeriesTechnical communication - Commonwealth Institute of Biological Control -- no. 7.
ContributionsGreathead, D. J. 1931-, Carl, K. P.
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Pagination182 p. :
Number of Pages182
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Open LibraryOL15444568M
ISBN 100851983693

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