3 edition of Environmental quality and food supply found in the catalog.
Environmental quality and food supply
Symposium on Environmental Quality and Food Supply Washington, D.C. 1972.
|Statement||edited by Philip L. White and Diane Robbins.|
|Contributions||White, Philip Louis, 1922-, Robbins, Diane., Council on Foods and Nutrition (American Medical Association), American Medical Association. Council on Environmental, Occupational, and Public Health.|
|LC Classifications||RA601 .S95 1972|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 248 p. :|
|Number of Pages||248|
|LC Control Number||73089336|
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