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Commercial vegetable production in California.

John A. Hopkin

Commercial vegetable production in California.

A report of the Economic Research Dept.

by John A. Hopkin

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Published by Bank of America, Economics Dept.] in [San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Vegetables -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 60-61.

      Statementprepared by John A. Hopkin.
      ContributionsBank of America. Economic Research Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9220.U53 C34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination61 p.
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5256250M
      LC Control Number75329534

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