Use of hydrocyanic acid gas for fumigating greenhouses and cold frames
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, DIvision of Entomology in Washington .
Written in English


  • Insecticides,
  • Hydrocyanic acid gas

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Edition Notes

SeriesCircular / U.S. Department of Agriculture. Division of Entomology -- no. 37, sec. ser., Circular (United States. Division of Entomology) -- sec ser., no. 37.
ContributionsDorsett, Palemon Howard, jt. author, United States. Division of Entomology
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25500916M

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