2 edition of Optimum organizations of medium-sized dairy farms on the Delmarva Peninsula found in the catalog.
Optimum organizations of medium-sized dairy farms on the Delmarva Peninsula
Abdul K. Nisar
by University of Delaware, Agricultural Experiment Station in Newark
Written in English
|Statement||[by] Abdul K. Nisar [and] Joachim G. Elterich.|
|Series||[Delaware. Agricultural Experiment Station, Newark] Bulletin, 390, Bulletin (University of Delaware. Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, 390.|
|Contributions||Elterich, Joachim G., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||SF232.D3 N572|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 91 p.|
|Number of Pages||91|
|LC Control Number||72612045|
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