Controlling fleas.
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington] .
Written in English


  • Fleas -- Control.

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Edition Notes

SeriesHome and garden bulletin no. 121, Home and garden bulletin ;, no. 121.
LC ClassificationsTX7 .U6 no. 121, 1971, SF810.F55 .U6 no. 121, 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationfolder (6 p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4376698M
LC Control Number78611828

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