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Feeding a Billion

Frontiers of Chinese Agriculture

by Sylvan Wittwer

  • 272 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Michigan State Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Agriculture Of Developing Countries,
  • Agriculture,
  • China

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333378M
    ISBN 100870132466
    ISBN 109780870132469

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