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Agriculture in the USA today

Donald J. Murphy

Agriculture in the USA today

by Donald J. Murphy

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Published by EM Text in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- United States.,
    • Agriculture -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.,
    • Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- United States.,
    • Agriculture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-213) and index.

      StatementDonald J. Murphy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS533 .M77 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1702537M
      ISBN 100773499105
      LC Control Number92003516
      OCLC/WorldCa25281780

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