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Sweet pea growing clubs, California Junior Experimental League

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Published by University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


  • Societies,
  • Agriculture,
  • Sweet peas

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Statementby F.L. Griffin
SeriesCircular / University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 81, Circular (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 81.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25232589M

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