The hardiness of plants.
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The hardiness of plants.

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Plants -- Hardiness.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

SeriesAgronomy, a series of monographs,, v. 6
LC ClassificationsQK754 .L4
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6198186M
LC Control Number56006608

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