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Using our natural resources

Using our natural resources

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Published by The Dept. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementUnited States Department of Agriculture ; [Jack Hayes, editor].
    SeriesYearbook of agriculture -- 1983
    ContributionsHayes, Jack, 1917-, United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxix, 572 p. :
    Number of Pages572
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15321440M
    LC Control Number83600604


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