Tropical snail farming by A. F. Akinyemi

Cover of: Tropical snail farming | A. F. Akinyemi

Published by OAK Ventures in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-105).

Book details

StatementAkinyemi A.F., Ojo S.O., Akintomide T.O.
ContributionsOjo, S. O. (Samson Oluwagbemiga), Akintomide, T. O.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF597.S6 A38 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24436936M
ISBN 10978366400X
ISBN 109789783664005
LC Control Number2009404504
OCLC/WorldCa499138347

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