The Use and Potential of Wild Plants in Farm Households (FAO Farm Systems Management)
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The Use and Potential of Wild Plants in Farm Households (FAO Farm Systems Management) by Food and Agriculture Organization

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Published by Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Crop husbandry,
  • Horticulture

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9125777M
ISBN 109251041512
ISBN 109789251041512

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