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Complexity and survival the Newell dichotomy by P. C. van den Noort

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Published by Eburon in Delft .
Written in English


  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Mutation (Biology)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 68) and index.

StatementP.C. van den Noort.
LC ClassificationsQH366.2 .N66 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL549609M
ISBN 109051664621
LC Control Number96130615

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