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Current issues in agricultural biotechnology by Ene-Obong Efiom Ene-Obong

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Published by Glad Tidings Press in Calabar [Nigeria] .
Written in English


  • Agricultural biotechnology,
  • Agricultural biotechnology -- Nigeria,
  • Science and state -- Nigeria

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ene-Obong Efiom Ene-Obong.
SeriesQuarterly public lecture, Quarterly public lecture series
ContributionsNigerian Academy of Science.
LC ClassificationsS494.5.B563 E54 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23647401M
LC Control Number2009431011

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