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3 edition of DDT found in the catalog.

DDT

for control of household pests.

by United States. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.

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Published by [U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • DDT (Insecticide),
  • Household pests.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared by the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine and the United States Public Health Service.
    ContributionsUnited States. Public Health Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX325 .U52 1947
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL237770M
    LC Control Numberagr47000286
    OCLC/WorldCa3856135


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