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Soil disinfection in agriculture by Oscar Loew

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Published by Job printer "Bandera americana" in Mayaguez, P.R .
Written in English


  • Soil disinfection

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Statementby Oscar Loew
SeriesPorto Rico agricultural experiment station. Circular -- no.11, Circular (Puerto Rico Experiment Station) -- no. 11.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p.l., [3]-12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25638932M
LC Control Number09002417

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