Laboratory exercises in soil science for high school students by M. D. Dawson

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Published by Oregon State College in Corvallis .

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Other titlesSoil science laboratory exercises for high school students.
Statementby M. D. Dawson, L. A. Alban.
SeriesAgricultural science -- no.1., Agricultural science -- no. 1.
ContributionsAlban, L. A. 1922-1965., Oregon State College. School of Agriculture.
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Pagination28 leaves ;
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL15078708M

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