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Soil organisms proceedings. by Colloquium on Soil Fauna, Soil Microflora, and Their Relationships (1962 Oosterbeek, Netherlands)

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementEditors: J. Doeksen [and] J. van der Drift.
ContributionsDoeksen, J. ed., Drift, Joseph van der, ed., International Society of Soil Science. Soil Zoology Committee.
LC ClassificationsQH84.8 .C6 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 453 p.
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5980081M
LC Control Number66008463

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