Microbial aspects of water management

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Other titlesJournal of applied bacteriology. Vol .59 (Supplement)
Statementedited by W.R. White and Susan M. Passmore.
SeriesSymposium series / Society for Applied Bacteriology -- no. 14., Symposium series (Society for Applied Bacteriology) -- no. 14.
ContributionsWhite, W. R., Passmore, Susan M.
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Paginationvii, 245 p. :
Number of Pages245
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Open LibraryOL16578493M

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