Insect control in public health
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Published by Elsevier Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


  • Insects as carriers of disease.,
  • Insect pests -- Control.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby C.B. Symes, R.C. Muirhead Thompson [and] J.R. Busvine.
LC ClassificationsRA639.5 .S95
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5829402M
LC Control Number61018142

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