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How green should farmers go?

G. L. Angell

How green should farmers go?

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by G. L. Angell

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Published by BASF in Ipswich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpresented by G.L. Angell ... at the Kelso and District Agricultural Discussion Society, 27 November 1989.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13933167M

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