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E. coli populaton growth by Sue Kacskos

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


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Other titlesHuxley 331.
StatementSue Kacskos ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Pagination5 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13634626M
OCLC/WorldCa57425101

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