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The union of science and labor – The key to high crop yields! “We cannot count on the generosity of nature. Our task is to take from it what we need.” I. Michurin.

Poster Number: PP 083
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: Quote is from Ivan Michurin, a Russian pioneer in agricultural selection.
Media Size: 30x23
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1948
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia.
Technical Information on Poster: September 15, 1948. Publication No. 8059. Volume 2 sheets of paper. Order 1156. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A 09104.
Catalog Notes: PP 083 Agriculture b
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