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Field crops for interior Alaska

Floyd Linville Higgins

Field crops for interior Alaska

by Floyd Linville Higgins

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Office of Experiment Stations in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Field crops

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby F.L. Higgins
    SeriesCircular / Alaska Agricultural Experiment Stations -- no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25604179M
    LC Control Number33000333
    OCLC/WorldCa4325971

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