Traditional field crops by David K. Leonard

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Statementwritten by David Leonard ; edited by Marilyn Chakroff, Nancy Dybus.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
SeriesAppropriate technologies for development, Manual -- no. M-13., Manual (Peace Corps (U.S.). Information Collection and Exchange) -- M 13.
ContributionsChakroff, Marilyn., Dybus, Nancy., Peace Corps (U.S.). Information Collection and Exchange.
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Paginationviii, 386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17831039M

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