Eastern Oregon windbreak trees and shrubs by Charles R. Ross

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .

Written in English

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  • Windbreaks, shelterbelts, etc. -- Oregon, Eastern.

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Other titlesEastern Oregon windbreak trees and shrubs : observations of various species over a period of 22 years.
Statement[by Charles R. Ross].
SeriesSpecial report / Oregon State University Extension Service -- 371., Special report (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 371.
ContributionsOregon State University. Extension Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16092876M

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