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Published by University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Grain,
  • Storage,
  • Diseases and injuries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 7-8).

Statementby W.W. Mackie
SeriesCircular / University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station -- 282, Circular (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 282.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25240031M

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