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Published by Materials World Modules in Evanston, IL .
Written in English


  • Materials -- Biodeterioration -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Activity programs,
  • Biodegradation -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Activity programs

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Edition Notes

Statement[authors, Kyumin Whang, Sharon L. McCoy].
ContributionsMcCoy, Sharon L.
LC ClassificationsTA404 .W47 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL311583M
LC Control Number97221784

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