Plants in the service of man

10,000 years of domestication by Hyams, Edward

Publisher: Lippincott in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 222 Downloads: 522
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [215]-217.

Statement[by] Edward Hyams.
LC ClassificationsSB71 .H9 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5758826M
LC Control Number71147891

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