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U.S. irrigation

Day, John C.

U.S. irrigation

extent and economic importance

by Day, John C.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation farming -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Irrigation -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Irrigation -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUS irrigation., U. S. irrigation.
      StatementJohn C. Day, and Gerald L. Horner.
      SeriesAgriculture information bulletin ;, no. 523
      ContributionsHorner, Gerald L., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS21 .A74 no. 523, S616.U6 .A74 no. 523
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 21 p. :
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2495259M
      LC Control Number87602404

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