Treatment of plant diseases by United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Section of vegetable pathology.

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Published in [Washington? D.C .

Written in English

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  • Plant diseases

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Extract from the Journal of mycology, vol. 6, no. 1.

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Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL24188722M
OCLC/WorldCa24851865

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