Biology and biological control of yellow starthistle
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, University of Idaho Extension in Morgantown, W. Va, Moscow, ID .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Yellow starthistle -- United States,
  • Yellow starthistle -- Biological control -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLinda M. Wilson ... [et al.] ; in cooperation with Carol Bell Randall, Christina Kuykendall, Leonard Lake.
SeriesTechnology transfer, Biological control, FHTET -- 1998-17
ContributionsWilson, Linda M., United States. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team., University of Idaho. Extension.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK495.C74 B523 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23947761M
LC Control Number2009416890

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