8 edition of Behavioural and ecological genetics found in the catalog.
Behavioural and ecological genetics
P. A. Parsons
Bibliography: p. 193-216.
|Statement||by P. A. Parsons.|
|LC Classifications||QH455 .P37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 223 p.,  leaves.|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||73175170|
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