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Factors influencing the profitable production of potatoes

M. B. Davis

Factors influencing the profitable production of potatoes

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potatoes,
  • Pomme de terre

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.B. Davis
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 65108, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 65108, Exhibition circular / Dominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada) -- no. 83.
    ContributionsDominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada)
    The Physical Object
    Format[microform] /
    Pagination1 microfiche (7 fr.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25496124M
    ISBN 100665651082
    OCLC/WorldCa150609666

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