Spring crops for eastern Oregon
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Published by Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station in Corvallis, Ore .
Written in English


  • Field crops -- Oregon

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Statementby David E. Stephens, Robert Withycombe, Obil Shattuck.
SeriesStation bulletin / Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station -- 204., Station bulletin (Oregon Agricultural College. Experiment Station) -- 204.
ContributionsWithycombe, Robert, 1880-, Shattuck, Obil, 1885-
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Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL16016651M

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