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Microclimate the biological environment. by NormanJ Rosenberg

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Published by Wiley in New York, Chichester .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Microclimatology.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBlad, Blaine L., Verma, Shashi B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH543
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii,495p. :
Number of Pages495
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21461010M
ISBN 100471060666

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