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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biomathematics,
  • Ecology -- Mathematical models

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 127-128.

Statement[by] I. Chaston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH323.5 .C48
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 132 p.
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5497122M
ISBN 100408702540, 0408702559
LC Control Number73331111

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