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Biotechnology in sustainable biodiversity and food security

Biotechnology in sustainable biodiversity and food security

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Published by 010 Publishers in Enfield, NH .
Written in English


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Statementeditor, B.N. Prasad.
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LC ClassificationsSB
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 186 p. :
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL22580523M
ISBN 101578082684

Biotechnology, biosafety, and biodiversity: scientific and ethical issues for sustainable development by Shantharam, Sivramiah, ; Montgomery, Jane F; Satellite Symposium on Biotechnology and Biodiversity ( New Delhi, India).


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