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Sunscreen for plants a great idea by Carla Mooney

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Published by Norwood in Chicago, IL .
Written in English


  • Plants -- Effect of solar radiation on -- Juvenile literature,
  • Plants, Protection of -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sunscreens (Cosmetics) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sunburn -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCarla Mooney.
GenreJuvenile literature
LC ClassificationsS600.7.S65 M66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23212932M
ISBN 101599533448
ISBN 109781599533445
LC Control Number2009015641

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