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California"s amazing agriculture by Margaret R. Sherman

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Published by Pacific Books in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • California.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Farms -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Farmers -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Agriculture -- California.,
  • Farms -- California.,
  • Farmers -- California.,
  • California -- Economic conditions.

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About the Edition

Discusses California"s highly diversified agricultural industry from the production of foods and fibers to processing, distribution, and sales, focusing on the various types of farms and ranches.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementMargaret R. Sherman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS451.C2 S53
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4914228M
ISBN 100870152297
LC Control Number76134229
OCLC/WorldCa5354644

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