Weed control in strawberries for western Washington.

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Published by Agricultural Extension Service, Washington State University in Pullman .

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SeriesExtension mimeo -- 2534., Extension mimeo (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 2534.
ContributionsWashington State University. Extension Service.
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