Grazing in terrestrial and marine environments
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Grazing in terrestrial and marine environments a symposium of the British Ecological Society, Bangor, 11-14 April 1962. by British Ecological Society. Symposium

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Grazing -- Congresses,
  • Food supply -- Congresses,
  • Marine biology -- Congresses

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StatementEdited by D. J. Crisp
ContributionsCrisp, D. J
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14554932M

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