Phylloxera Unit, a Mennonite alternative service unit in South Russia, was created in connection with the Forestry Service . This mobile unit was charged with the responsibility of exterminating plant lice in the vineyards of the southern Crimea. Since it was a mobile unit operating only during part of the year, its organizational and educational aspects differed from those of the regular forestry camps.
Friesen, P. M. Dei Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910). Halbstadt, 1911: 513, 515, 520, 521.
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Krahn, Cornelius. "Phylloxera Unit." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Phylloxera_Unit&oldid=83881.
Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Phylloxera Unit. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Phylloxera_Unit&oldid=83881.
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