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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Grass seed industry -- Oregon -- Willamette River Valley.,
  • Straw -- Utilization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Frank S. Conklin ... [et al.]
SeriesSpecial report -- 881., Special report (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 881.
ContributionsConklin, Frank S., Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15169607M

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