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History of the insect and its effect on man

Charles F. Homer

History of the insect and its effect on man

by Charles F. Homer

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Published by C.F. Homer in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects as carriers of disease.,
  • Insect pests.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-106) and index,

    Statementby Charles F. Homer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA639.5 .H57 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1024468M
    LC Control Number96094722

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