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Commercial horticulture in Great Britain

Roger Roland Westwell Folley

Commercial horticulture in Great Britain

its character and competitive strength

by Roger Roland Westwell Folley

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Published by Wye College in Ashford, Kent .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.R.W.Folley.
ContributionsWye College. Department of Agricultural Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination78p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18996867M

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