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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muller, H. J. 1890-1967.,
  • Genetics.,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Evolution -- Essays.,
  • Genetics, Human -- History -- Essays.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [257]-258.

    Statementessays on theoretical biology and evolution by H. J. Muller, edited by Elof Axel Carlson.
    ContributionsCarlson, Elof Axel, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH430 .M84 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5098961M
    ISBN 100873950968, 0873951964
    LC Control Number74170884


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