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Migration and Meteorology

R. C. Rainey

Migration and Meteorology

Flight Behaviour and the Atmospheric Environment of Migrant Pests

by R. C. Rainey

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7400827M
ISBN 10019854541X
ISBN 109780198545415

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