Weed control in tropical crops symposium : papers presented at the ninth pest control council of the Philippines conference commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Weed Science Society of the Philippines, Inc., Philippine International Convention Center, Manila, May 3-6, 1978

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Published by Weed Science Society of the Philippines, Philippine Council for Agriculture and Resources Research in [Manila?] .

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Other titlesSymposium, weed control in tropical crops.
Statement[Keith Moody, editor].
ContributionsMoody, Keith., Weed Science Society of the Philippines., Philippine Council for Agriculture and Resources Research.
LC ClassificationsSB608.T8 W43 1978
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Paginationvii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3097827M
LC Control Number82202294

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