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Small farm weed control

J. A. F. Compton

Small farm weed control

an annotated bibliography

by J. A. F. Compton

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Published by Intermediate Technology Development Group, International Plant Protection Center, Intermediate Technology Publications [distributor] in London, Corvallis, Ore, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weeds -- Control -- Bibliography.,
  • Farms, Small -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementcompiled and edited by J.A.F. Compton on behalf of the Weed Control Group of the Intermediate Technology Development Group, London, U.K.
    ContributionsIntermediate Technology Development Group. Weed Control Working Group., International Plant Protection Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5354.W44 C64, SB611 C64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3795028M
    LC Control Number81084639

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