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Producing fresh winter vegetables in Florida and Mexico

Glenn A. Zepp

Producing fresh winter vegetables in Florida and Mexico

costs and competition

by Glenn A. Zepp

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service, available from National Technical Information Service] in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida.,
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Truck farming -- Economic aspects -- Florida.,
    • Truck farming -- Economic aspects -- Mexico.,
    • Vegetable trade -- Florida.,
    • Vegetable trade -- Mexico.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWinter vegetables in Florida and Mexico.
      StatementG.A. Zepp, R.L. Simmons.
      SeriesESCS ;, 72
      ContributionsSimmons, Richard L., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1759 .U56a no. 72, SB320.7.F6 .U56a no. 72
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4237257M
      LC Control Number80601704

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