by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
|Statement||Paul E. Nelson, Jr., James M. MacDonald|
|Series||Technical bulletin -- no. 1737, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1737|
|Contributions||MacDonald, James M, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 56 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||56|
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