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American varieties of lettuce. by Tracy, William Woodbridge Jr.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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StatementBy W.W. Tracy, Jr. ...
SeriesUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Bureau of Plant Industry. Bulletin, no. 69
LC ClassificationsQK1 .U45 no. 69
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL234755M
LC Control Numberagr09000201

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