Competition in the U.S. winter fresh vegetable industry
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, ERS-NASS [distributor in [Washington, DC], Herndon, VA .
Written in English


  • Vegetable trade -- Florida.,
  • Vegetable trade -- Mexico.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCompetition in the US winter fresh vegetable industry.
StatementJohn J. VanSickle ... [et al.].
SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 691.
ContributionsVanSickle, John., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 66 p. : ill., maps
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16999064M

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