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Published by Reed in Wellington .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Pastures.,
  • Pasture plants.,
  • Pastures -- New Zealand.,
  • Pasture plants -- New Zealand.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by R. H. M. Langer.
ContributionsLanger, R. H. M. 1921-
LC ClassificationsSB199 .P35
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 428 p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4934819M
ISBN 100589607475
LC Control Number76361823

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