Tall fescue

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Published by American Society of Agronomy in Madison, Wisc .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementedited by Robert C. Buckner and Lowell P. Bush.
SeriesAgronomy, a series of monographs ;, no. 20, Agronomy ;, no. 20.
ContributionsBuckner, Robert Cecil., Bush, Lowell P., 1939-
LC ClassificationsSB201.T34 T34
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 351 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4410897M
ISBN 100891180575
LC Control Number79014392

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