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Seasonal influence on growth, function & inheritance

Arthur Benjamin Fitt

Seasonal influence on growth, function & inheritance

by Arthur Benjamin Fitt

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Published by New Zealand Council for Educational Research in [Wellington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cycles.,
  • Growth.,
  • Heredity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.B. Fitt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP84 .F5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [1] p., 1 l., 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6435634M
    LC Control Number42013862
    OCLC/WorldCa8223314

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Seasonal influence on growth, function & inheritance by Arthur Benjamin Fitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

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