Energy conservation and solar energy utilization in horticultural engineering

Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 29-Sept. 12, 1986
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International Society for Horticultural Science , Wageningen, Netherlands
Greenhouses -- Energy conservation., Greenhouses -- Environmental engineering., Solar greenho
Statementconvener and editor K.V. Garzoli.
SeriesActa horticulturae -- no. 257.
ContributionsGarzoli, K. V., International Society for Horticultural Science. Regional Australasian Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14376483M
ISBN 109066050543

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