Citrus industry of Florida.
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Citrus industry of Florida. by Florida Dept. of Agriculture.

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Published by [In cooperation with the University of Florida. in Tallahassee .
Written in English



  • Florida


  • Citrus fruits -- Florida

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Edition Notes

Earlier editions publised without series designation.

SeriesIts Bulletin [new ser.] no. 2 [rev.,]
LC ClassificationsSB369 .F45 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL220375M
LC Control Numbera 61009099

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