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Soviet biology

Trofim Denisovich Lysenko

Soviet biology

a report

by Trofim Denisovich Lysenko

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Published by Birch Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- Research -- Soviet Union,
  • Biology -- Soviet Union,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Soviet Union

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe situation in the science of biology.
    StatementBy Trofim Denisovich Lysenko to the Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19796785M

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