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Effects of pesticides in the field

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Published by Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in Pensacola, Fla .
Written in English


  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors, Matthais Leiss ... [et al.].
ContributionsLeiss, Matthias, 1960-
LC ClassificationsQH545.P4 E9 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3427451M
ISBN 101880611813
LC Control Number2005051627

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