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Microbial reaction to environment

Microbial reaction to environment

Eleventh symposium of the Society for General Microbiology held at the Royal Institution, London, April 1961

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Published by Published for the Society for General Microbiology [by] Cambridge University Press in London, Eng, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microorganisms -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Edited by G.G. Meynell and H. Gooder]
    SeriesSymposium of the Society for General Microbiology -- v. 11.
    ContributionsMeynell, G. G., Gooder, H., Society for General Microbiology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14258265M

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