Identification and habits of key ant pests of Washington.
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Identification and habits of key ant pests of Washington. by Roger D. Akre

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Published by Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Ants,
  • Ants -- Behavior

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By Roger D. Akre and Arthur L. Antonelli.

SeriesExtension bulletin -- 0671., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 671.
ContributionsAntonelli, Arthur L., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
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Pagination1 folded sheet ([6] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17608900M

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