Lawn insects: how to control them.
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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Grasses -- Diseases and pests.,
  • Insecticides.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Prepared by A. M. Vance and B. A. App.
SeriesUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Home and garden bulletin, no. 53, Home and garden bulletin ;, no. 53.
ContributionsApp, Bernard Auman, 1906- joint author.
LC ClassificationsTX7 .U6 no. 53
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5013524M
LC Control Number76600993

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