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Published by British Columbia Dept. of Agriculture in Victoria .
Written in English



  • British Columbia.


  • Pear -- Varieties.,
  • Pear -- British Columbia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by A. W. Watt.
LC ClassificationsSB373 .W38
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5098293M
LC Control Number74170174

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