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Corn and grain sorghum yield and mineral nutrition in multicropping systems

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Written in English


  • Green manuring,
  • Nitrogen,
  • Fixation,
  • Corn,
  • Sorghum,
  • Fertilizers,
  • Multiple cropping

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Statementby Val J. Eylands
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 161 leaves :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25918263M

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