by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English
|Statement||A.T. Ralston and N.O. Taylor.|
|Series||Special report / Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station -- 142., Special report (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 142.|
|Contributions||Taylor, Norton O., Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||7 p. ;|
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