Starting a vineyard
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Published by Published by Dunkeld Press for the Viticultural Research Station in Oxted, England .
Written in English


  • Viticulture -- England -- Surrey.

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Edition Notes

Statementby R. Barrington Brock.
SeriesReport / Viticultural Research Station -- no.4
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19912062M

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