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Man"s plague?

V. G. Dethier

Man"s plague?

Insects and agriculture

by V. G. Dethier

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Published by Darwin Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insect pests.,
  • Agriculture.,
  • Insect pests -- Control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby V. G. Dethier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB931 .D47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p., [4] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5193825M
    ISBN 10087850026X
    LC Control Number75015216

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