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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Food supply

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-440) and index.

StatementDouglas Southgate, Douglas H. Graham, and Luther Tweeten
ContributionsGraham, Douglas H., Tweeten, Luther G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1415 .S634 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 452 p. :
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25042159M
ISBN 109780470593622
LC Control Number2010043303

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