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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

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  • Great Plains.

Subjects:

  • Vegetable gardening -- Great Plains.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-140) and index.

StatementJoseph R. Thomasson ; illustrations by Martin B. Capron.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB321 .T42 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 143 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1859291M
ISBN 100700604294, 0700604308
LC Control Number90012440

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