Traps for the Japanese beetle and how to use them
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Traps for the Japanese beetle and how to use them by F. W. Metzger

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Japanese beetle -- Control,
  • Insect traps

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Statementby F.W. Metzger.
SeriesMiscellaneous publication / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 201, Miscellaneous publication (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 201.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22989812M

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