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Ridding the garden of common pests

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Published by College of Agriculture, University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


  • Insect pests,
  • Beneficial insects

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Edition Notes

StatementA.E. Michelbacher and E.O. Essig
SeriesCalifornia Agricultural Extension Service. Circular -- 146, Circular (University of California Agricultural Extension Service) -- 146.
ContributionsEssig, E. O. (Edward Oliver), b. 1884, joint author
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24997725M
LC Control Number49002736

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