Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids (Sorghum bicolor L.)
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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English


  • Sudan grass -- Oregon.,
  • Sorghum -- Oregon.

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Other titlesSorghum bicolor L.
StatementR. Sattell ... [et al.]
SeriesOregon cover crops, EM -- 8703., EM (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 8703.
ContributionsSattell, Robert., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
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Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.) :
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Open LibraryOL18139268M

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