Fruit and vegetable storage and pre-packaging
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Fruit and vegetable storage and pre-packaging report of a visit to the U. S. A. in 1951 by Fruit and Vegetable Storage and Pre-packaging Team.

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Published by British Productivity Council in London .
Written in English


  • Fruit -- Storage.,
  • Vegetables -- Storage.,
  • Packaging.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: Productivity report.

Statementby a specialist team on fruit and vegetable storage and pre-packaging.
LC ClassificationsSB360 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6131722M
LC Control Number53003207

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