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Biomass international directory of companies products, processes & equipment

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Published by Macmillan Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementJ. Coombs.
ContributionsCoombs, J.
LC ClassificationsHD9502.5.B542 B56 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2235135M
ISBN 100943818192
LC Control Number89104377

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