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Insects and diseases of house plants

United States. Department of Agriculture. Radio Service

Insects and diseases of house plants

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Published by United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, Radio Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Control,
  • Insect pests,
  • House plants,
  • Care

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHousekeepers" chat -- 11-5-31, Housekeepers" chat -- 11-5-31.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Home Economics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 l. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25602412M
    OCLC/WorldCa872101409


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