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Published by An Foras Talúntais in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Potatoes -- Diseases and pests -- Ireland.,
  • Fungi in agriculture -- Ireland.

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Edition Notes

StatementLeslie J. Dowley.
SeriesManual series -- no.8
LC ClassificationsSB211.P8
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15329684M
ISBN 100948321075

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