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Published by Australian Govt. Pub. Service in Canberra .
Written in English


  • Pesticides -- Nomenclature.

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Edition Notes

StatementCommonwealth Department of Health.
ContributionsAustralia. Dept. of Health.
LC ClassificationsTP248.P47 P493 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3095039M
ISBN 100642068445
LC Control Number82198885

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