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Readings in farming systems research and development

Readings in farming systems research and development

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Published by Consortium for International Development in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural systems -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFarming systems research and development.
    Statementedited by W.W. Shaner, P.F. Philipp, W.R. Schmehl.
    ContributionsShaner, W. W., Philipp, P. F. 1913-, Schmehl, W. R., Consortium for International Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14260724M

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