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Soils and environment

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING,
  • Soil Science,
  • Soils,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Agriculture,
  • Agronomy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. Ellis and A. Mellor
    SeriesRoutledge physical environment series, Routledge physical environment series
    ContributionsMellor, A., 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS596 .E38 1995eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xx, 364 p.)
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27088228M
    ISBN 100585453659
    ISBN 109780585453651
    OCLC/WorldCa52751707

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