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2 edition of Chemical farming; its possibilities, and its mistakes found in the catalog.

Chemical farming; its possibilities, and its mistakes

by Conrad Wilson

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Published by The farmers" publishing company in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsS633 .W74
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., [9]-64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533334M
LC Control Number10001701

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