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Radiation and radioisotopes applied to insects of agricultural importance proceedings of the Symposium on the Use and Application of Radiosotopes and Radiation in the Control of Plant and Animal Insect Pests. by Symposium on the Use and Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation in the Control of Plant and Animal Insect Pests (1963 Athens, Greece)

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactive tracers -- Congresses,
  • Insecticides -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesInternational Atomic Energy Agency. Proceedings series
ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB959 .S9 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination508 p. :
Number of Pages508
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5906102M
LC Control Number64005144
OCLC/WorldCa819920

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