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human biological field study of Chilean forestry workers

E. Apud

human biological field study of Chilean forestry workers

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Thesis(Ph.D.) - Loughborough University of Technology 1983.

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Emphasis is placed on field study of local species and their identification, life cycle, habitat, behavior and significance in public health and agriculture. Included are construction of a personal collection of local insects and field study projects. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory. (P: BIO ) Offered fall of even-numbered years.   The 2-year associate's degree program in wildlife management exposes students to topics such as conservation, hydrology (study of water systems), dendrology (science of woody plants), forestry.


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