2 edition of Practical guide to dryland farming. found in the catalog.
|Contributions||World Neighbors (Organization)|
|LC Classifications||SB110 .P7 1990z|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 v. :|
|LC Control Number||94108784|
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Agrotechnology For Dryland Farming. Dryland agriculture is of more consequence now than ever because the world’s dependence on food produced in dryland areas is even greater. In recognition of this, and the fact that global food supply is increasingly interconnected, this volume takes a world view of dryland production continent by continent.
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