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Dynamics of insect behaviour

T. N. Ananthakrishnan

Dynamics of insect behaviour

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Published by Scientific Publishers (India) in Jodhpur .
Written in English

  • Insects,
  • Behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[editors], T.N. Ananthakrishnan, K.G. Sivaramakrishnan
    LC ClassificationsQL496 .D96 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25394537M
    ISBN 10817233740X
    ISBN 109788172337407
    LC Control Number2012337106

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