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Pesticide residues a contribution to their interpretation, relevance, and legislation by International IUPAC Congress of Pesticide Chemistry (4th 1978 Zurich, Switzerland)

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Pesticide residues in food -- Congresses.,
  • Pesticides -- Toxicology -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, H. Frehse, H. Geissbühler.
SeriesIUPAC symposia series
ContributionsFrehse, H., Geissbühler, H.
LC ClassificationsTX571.P4 I57 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4424791M
ISBN 100080239315
LC Control Number79040134

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