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Cotton plants a preliminary GOSSYM model by R. E. Fye

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Published by Agricultural Research Service (Western Region), U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cotton growing,
  • Simulation methods,
  • Cotton

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Edition Notes

Statement[by R.E. Fye, V.R. Reddy, and D.N. Baker]. --
SeriesAdvances in agricultural technology. AAT-W -- 18, Advances in agricultural technology. AAT-W -- no. 18
ContributionsReddy, V. R., Baker, D. N.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26349834M
OCLC/WorldCa10089444

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