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On the effect of various fertilizers on some well-known farm crops by O. W. Dynes

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Published in [Ithaca, N. Y .
Written in English


  • Fertilizers.,
  • Field crops

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Minor thesis (M.S in Agriculture)- Cornell Univ., Sept. 1912.

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Number of Pages38
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Open LibraryOL24169944M

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