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Energy, the biomass options

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Biomass energy

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StatementHenry R. Bungay.
SeriesAlternate energy
LC ClassificationsTP360 .B86
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4104995M
ISBN 100471043869
LC Control Number80019645

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