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Brief notes on organic lettuce production

Rod Alston

Brief notes on organic lettuce production

by Rod Alston

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Published by IOFGA in [Dublin] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lettuce.,
  • Organic farming.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOrganic lettuce production.
    StatementRod Alston.
    SeriesIOFGAtechnical publication -- no.1
    ContributionsIrish Organic Farmers & Growers Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19449274M

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