Index of plant pathogens and the diseases they cause in cultivated plants in South Africa =

Indeks van Plantpatogene en die siektes wat dit in gekweekte plante veroorsaak in Suid-Afrika by G. J. M. A. Gorter

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Other titlesIndeks van plantpatogene en die siektes wat dit in gekweekte plante veroorsaak in Suid-Afrika.
StatementG. J. M. A. Gorter.
SeriesScience bulletin ;, 392, Science bulletin )South Africa. Dept. of Agricultural Technical Services) ;, 392.
LC ClassificationsS328 .A486
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
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Open LibraryOL4502807M
ISBN 100621038350
LC Control Number79347624

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