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Ecology and integrated farming systems proceedings of the 13th Long Ashton International Symposium by Long Ashton International Symposium (13th 1993 Long Ashton Research Station, University of Bristol, UK)

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Published by Wiley in Chichester [England], New York .
Written in English


  • Agricultural ecology -- Congresses.,
  • Integrated agricultural systems -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural pests -- Biological control -- Congresses.,
  • Organic farming -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by D.M. Glen, M.P. Greaves, H.M. Anderson.
ContributionsGlen, D. M., Greaves, M. P., Anderson, H. M. 1942-, Long Ashton Research Station.
LC ClassificationsS589.7 .L64 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1113585M
ISBN 100471955345
LC Control Number94039500

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