Animal Health and Production at Extremes of Weather Reports of the Cagm Working Groups on Weather and Animal Disease and Weather and Animal Health (W M O (Series)) by Martin E. Hugh-Jones

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Animal health,
  • Climatic factors,
  • Animal Breeding,
  • Livestock productivity,
  • Science/Mathematics

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages181
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Open LibraryOL9126055M
ISBN 109263106851
ISBN 109789263106858

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