Fruit farming in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
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Published by Bulman Bros. in Winnipeg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Land & Agricultural Company of Canada.,
  • Fruit -- British Columbia -- Okanagan Valley.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesFruit farming in Okanagan, B.C
StatementLand & Agricultural Co. of Canada.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 85017
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (23 fr.)
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18676716M
ISBN 100665850174

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