Compost, on-farm system
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Compost, on-farm system January 1990 - June 1997 by Mary V Gold

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Published by USDA, ARS, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by Mary V. Gold.
SeriesQuick bibliography series -- no. QB 97-12., Quick bibliography series -- 97-12.
ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17459396M

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