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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Environmental Research Center in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English


  • Marine ecology -- United States.,
  • Pesticide residues in food.,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James R. Sanborn.
SeriesEcological research series ; EPA-660/3-74-025
ContributionsNational Environmental Research Center (Corvallis, Or.)., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17645354M

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