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Bamboos and bamboo culture

B. T. Galloway

Bamboos and bamboo culture

by B. T. Galloway

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bamboo

  • Edition Notes

    Issued February, 1928.

    Statementby B.T. Galloway
    SeriesLeaflet / U.S. Department of Agriculture -- no. 18, Leaflet (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 18.
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25528842M
    OCLC/WorldCa32222677

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