Integrated insect pest management for citrus in northern Mediterranean countries
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Published by Benaki Phytopathological Institute in Athens, Greece .
Written in English


  • Citrus -- Diseases and pests -- Integrated control -- Mediterranean Region.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-110).

Other titlesInsect IPM for citrus in northern Mediterranean countries.
Statementby Panayotis Katsoyannos.
ContributionsBenakeio Phytopathologiko Institouto.
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15565850M
ISBN 109600010021

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