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Published by American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America in Madison, Wis., USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crops -- History,
  • Agriculture -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-262) and indexes.

Other titlesCrops and man.
StatementJack R. Harlan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB71 .H3 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1565264M
ISBN 100891181075
LC Control Number91047047

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