Growing buckwheat
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Published by Canada Dept. of Agriculture in [Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Buckwheat -- Canada.

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Statement[by] S. Tahir Ali-Khan.
LC ClassificationsS133 .A346 no. 1468, SB191.B9 .A346 no. 1468
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Pagination[7] p.
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Open LibraryOL5332842M
LC Control Number72186033

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