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Insects and insecticides by California. State Commission of Horticulture.

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Published by W. W. Shannon, supt. state printing in Sacramento .
Written in English


  • Insecticides,
  • Entomology -- California.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: State horticultural commission, Ellwood Cooper, commissioner.

The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24168565M
LC Control Numberagr06000132

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