Farm weeds and how to control them
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Farm weeds and how to control them

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Published by J.A. Reid in Regina .
Written in English


  • Weeds -- Canada.,
  • Botany -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Statementby H.N. Thompson.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 83795, Bulletin / Saskatchewan. Dept. of Agriculture -- no. 31.
ContributionsSaskatchewan. Dept. of Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (43 fr.)
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19801401M
ISBN 10066583795X

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