United States standards for grades of extracted honey
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Division, Processed Products Branch in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Honey -- Grading.

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ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Marketing Service. Fruit and Vegetable Division. Processed Products Branch.
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Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL15327306M

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