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2 edition of Plants that feed us. found in the catalog.

Plants that feed us.

Carroll Lane Fenton

Plants that feed us.

The story of grain and vegetables

by Carroll Lane Fenton

  • 155 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by D. Dobson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grain,
  • Plants, Edible,
  • Vegetables

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKitchen, Herminie Broedel, 1901-,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK98.5 F37 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16784559M

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