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1979 pesticide use on vegetables in the Midwest

Shwu-Eng Webb

1979 pesticide use on vegetables in the Midwest

a preliminary report

by Shwu-Eng Webb

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Published by Natural Resource Economics Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- United States.,
  • Vegetables -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPesticide use on vegetables in the Midwest: a preliminary report.
    Statementby Shwu-Eng H. Webb and Walter L. Ferguson.
    SeriesERS staff report -- no. AGES 811217., NRE staff report
    ContributionsFerguson, Walter L., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Natural Resource Economics Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15301132M

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