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conservation of the nation"s vegetation

Robert W. Ascroft

conservation of the nation"s vegetation

the effect of smoke on plant life

by Robert W. Ascroft

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Published by Knapp, Drewett & Sons, Printers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Effect of air pollution on.,
  • Plants, Effect of smoke on.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert W. Ascroft.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20350742M

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