1 edition of Role of the science of animal behaviour in the livestock industry of the future found in the catalog.
Role of the science of animal behaviour in the livestock industry of the future
by Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Agriculture in [Victoria, B.C.]
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Animal Science Lead Committee Seminar, Tuesday, October 23, 1979 ; chairman L.J. Fisher.|
|Contributions||Fisher, L. J., British Columbia. Agricultural Services Coordinating Committee. Animal Science Lead Committee.|
|LC Classifications||SF55.C2 R64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||136 p. :|
|Number of Pages||136|
|LC Control Number||81180080|
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