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Pest control and public health

National Research Council (U.S.). Study on Problems of Pest Control. Public Health Study Team.

Pest control and public health

the report

by National Research Council (U.S.). Study on Problems of Pest Control. Public Health Study Team.

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vector control.,
    • Pesticides.,
    • Vector control -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementof the Public Health Study Team, Study on Problems of Pest Control, Environmental Studies Board, National Research Council.
      SeriesPest control : an assessment of present and alternative technologies ;, v. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA639 .E58 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5215217M
      ISBN 100309024145
      LC Control Number75045777


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