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Planting and harvesting seasons in Latin America

Mary Susan Coiner Coyner

Planting and harvesting seasons in Latin America

by Mary Susan Coiner Coyner

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Published by Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Harvesting time -- Latin America.,
    • Planting time -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary S. Coyner.
      SeriesFAS-M ;, 37, FAS M. ;, 37.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS21 .Z2383 no. 37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 35 p. ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL238733M
      LC Control Numberagr58000243
      OCLC/WorldCa5782854

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