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Published by Blackwell .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Science,
  • Flowers,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Weeds,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry,
  • Control,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Herbicides

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAndrew H Cobb (Editor), Ralph C. Kirkwood (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8258659M
ISBN 100849305020
ISBN 109780849305023

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