Gardening without poisons.

by Beatrice Trum Hunter

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 318 Downloads: 176
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Subjects:

  • Garden pests.,
  • Insect pests -- Biological control.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWith illus. by Bob Hines.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB975 .H8 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5223861M
    LC Control Number75184115

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