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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Cooperative Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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Statement[Jeffrey S. Royer, Roger A. Wissman, and Charles A. Kraenzle].
SeriesACS research report ;, no. 91
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1987050M
LC Control Number90602428

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