Detonator of the population explosion

@article{Smil1999DetonatorOT,
  title={Detonator of the population explosion},
  author={V. Smil},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={400},
  pages={415-415}
}
  • V. Smil
  • Published 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
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