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Formaldehyde its uses upon the farm and in the home, treatment of diseases of grains, potatoes and vegetables by Perth Amboy Chemical Works, New York.

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Published by Perth Amboy Chemical Works in New York, N.Y .
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  • Formaldehyde

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Edition Notes

Statementillustrated ...
The Physical Object
Pagination29, [3] p. incl. illus., plates, tab.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17038355M

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