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Written in English


  • Crop yields -- Canada.,
  • Agriculture -- Canada.,
  • Cultures de plein champ -- Rendement -- Canada.,
  • Agriculture -- Canada.

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 25262, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 25262
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (23 fr.)
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL24135555M
ISBN 100665252625

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