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INSECTS: In Florida

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago.

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For a four-page list of arthopods (insects, arachnids) reported found on orchids, refer to DK25+
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