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Illustrated lecture on the production of alfalfa east of the ninety-fifth meridian

H. L. Westover

Illustrated lecture on the production of alfalfa east of the ninety-fifth meridian

by H. L. Westover

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfalfa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 17).

    Statementby H.L. Westover
    SeriesSyllabus -- 20, Syllabus (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 20.
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture, United States. Department of Agriculture. States Relations Service, United States. Bureau of Animal Industry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 pages ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25590571M
    OCLC/WorldCa85230589

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