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Published by Natl Science Teachers Assn .
Written in English


  • Agriculture - General,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Environmental education,
  • Public opinion,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Transgenic plants,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12338605M
ISBN 101933531177
ISBN 109781933531175

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