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The effects on mammals of DDT used in forest insect control in the Northern Rocky Mountains

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Published by Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English


  • DDT (Insecticide),
  • Mammals,
  • Physiological effect

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lowell Adams
SeriesResearch note / Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station -- no. 56, Research note (Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)) -- no. 56.
ContributionsNorthern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)
The Physical Object
Pagination3 unnumbered leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26198835M

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