soil and health

a study of organic agriculture. by Howard, Albert Sir

Publisher: Schocken Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 307 Downloads: 875
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  • Organic gardening.,
  • Plant diseases.,
  • Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation.

Edition Notes

First ed., 1945, has title: Farming and gardening for health or disease.

LC ClassificationsS605.5 .H67 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 307 p.
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5708860M
ISBN 100805203346
LC Control Number70179077

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