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Published by Polish Scientific Publishers in Warszawa .
Written in English



  • Poland


  • Agricultural ecology -- Poland -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Lech Ryszkowski.
ContributionsRyszkowski, Lech., Instytut Ekologii (Polska Akademia Nauk)
LC ClassificationsS601 .E27
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5245385M
LC Control Number75317306

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