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The sex life of plants

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Sex in.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAlec Bristow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK827 .B76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4542083M
    ISBN 100030228069
    LC Control Number77008934
    OCLC/WorldCa3017145


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