Spraying and dusting major field crops
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Control,
  • Corn,
  • Grain,
  • Diseases and pests

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by Albert P. Brodell and Charles E. Burkhead]
SeriesFM -- 88, FM (United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics) -- 88.
ContributionsBirkhead, Charles E., United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25589108M
OCLC/WorldCa50119337

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