By John Janovy,Gerald W. Esch
Reviews key parts in ecological, scientific and molecular parasitology
- Features essays from the various world's leading parasitologists
- Each subject is determined in context by means of that includes a key paper from the magazine of Paraistology during the last a hundred years
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