Pests of flowers and shrubs. by G. Fox Wilson

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Published by H.M.S.O .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1937.

Book details

SeriesBulletin / Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries -- no.97
The Physical Object
Pagination105p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20911957M

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