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Plant material of agricultural importance in temperate climates by M. A. Farragher

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Published by University College Dublin Press in Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English


  • Botany, Economic.,
  • Botany, Economic -- Classification.,
  • Plants -- Identification.,
  • Temperate climate.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographiical references (p. 291-296) and index.

StatementM.A. Farragher.
LC ClassificationsSB107 .F37 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL740265M
ISBN 101900621002
LC Control Number97131881

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