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guide to energy savings for the vegetable producer.

United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

guide to energy savings for the vegetable producer.

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy conservation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Vegetable gardening -- Economic aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVegetable producer, guide to energy savings.
    ContributionsWynn, N. A., United States. Federal Energy Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17646265M


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