Controlling Vegetable Pests
Ortho Books, Chevron Chemical Company, 1991 - Organic gardening - 160 pages
Everyone with a home garden has faced the problem of insects and disease. Controlling Vegetable Pests explains the many options gardeners have--including planting resistance varieties and rotating crops--for dealing with harmful diseases, insects, and other pests in the vegetable garden. Full color throughout.
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