Biological timekeeping

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biological rhythms -- Congresses.,
  • Photoperiodism -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by John Brady.
SeriesSeminar series / Society for Experimental Biology ;, 14, Seminar series (Society for Experimental Biology (Great Britain)) ;, 14.
ContributionsBrady, John, 1934-, Society for Experimental Biology (Great Britain)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH527 .B53 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4269411M
ISBN 100521233070, 0521298997
LC Control Number81015506

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