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Song development in the zebra finch and other estrildid finches

@inproceedings{Immelmann1969SongDI,
  title={Song development in the zebra finch and other estrildid finches},
  author={Klaus Immelmann},
  year={1969}
}
Root crop cleaning apparatus including a pair of adjacent, counterrotating cleaning rolls arranged in root crop receiving relation, one of the rolls being formed by a plurality of resilient disks mounted on a shaft and maintained at equal axial distances by means of smaller diameter spacers interposed between each adjacent pair of resilient disks, and the other roll being formed by a plurality of axially extending rods connected to a shaft at equal radial distances from the shaft and at equal… Expand
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