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Agriculture in dry lands

Itzhak Arnon

Agriculture in dry lands

principles and practice

by Itzhak Arnon

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arid regions agriculture.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementI. Arnon.
    SeriesDevelopments in agricultural and managed-forest ecology ;, 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB110 .A76 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 979 p. :
    Number of Pages979
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1711022M
    ISBN 100444889124
    LC Control Number92012960


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