Insect pests and plant diseases

containing remedies and suggestions recommended for adoption by farmers, fruit-growers, and gardeners of the province

Publisher: R. Wolfenden, Queen"s Printer in Victoria, B.C

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementprepared under the supervision and authority of the Provincial Board of Horticulture.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 14496.
ContributionsBritish Columbia. Dept. of Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16928000M
ISBN 100665144962

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