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Published by State of Oregon, Dept. of Environmental Quality in [Eugene, Or.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tomatoes -- Field experiments.,
  • Plant growing media, Artificial.,
  • Straw.,
  • Straw -- Biodegradation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

First series title listed from bibliography included in other vols. of the series.

Other titlesTomato production on straw bales.
StatementN.S. Mansour.
SeriesOregon field burning studies -- v. 37A., Field burning report
ContributionsOregon. Dept. of Environmental Quality.
The Physical Object
Pagination5, [7] leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16109431M

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