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Ecology and agronomy of tussac grass

J. H. McAdam

Ecology and agronomy of tussac grass

a report on a research project funded by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Fund

by J. H. McAdam

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Published by Department of Agricultural Botany, The Queen"s University of Belfast in [Belfast] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.H. McAdam and D.W.H. Walton (incorporating data from A.O. Carter).
ContributionsWalton, D. W. H. 1945-, Carter, A. O., Queen"s University of Belfast. Department of Agricultural Botany.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13933220M

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