Strawberry pests and diseases in Scotland
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Published by H.M.S.O. .
Written in English


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Statementby D.H. Turner and T.G. Rubens.
SeriesDept. of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland -- advisory bulletin no. 10
ContributionsRubens, T. G., Great Britain. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland.
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Open LibraryOL20634669M

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