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Published by Soil Conservation Society of America in Ankeny, Iowa .
Written in English


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SeriesJournal of soil and water conservation -- v.40, no.1
ContributionsSoil Conservation Society of America.
The Physical Object
Pagination176p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14540166M

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