Toward a continuous culture of bumble bees (Bombus Latr.) by Thomas Floyd Seibert

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Statementby Thomas Floyd Seibert.
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Pagination[7], 58 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages58
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Open LibraryOL14229128M

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