USDA research plan for water quality

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  • Water quality -- United States,
  • Groundwater -- United States -- Quality

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StatementUnited States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service and Cooperative State Research Service in cooperation with State Agricultural Experiment Stations
ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Research Service, United States. Cooperative State Research Service
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Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL14846329M

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