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Integrated crop and land management in the hilly terrains of Central America

Integrated crop and land management in the hilly terrains of Central America

concepts, strategies, and technical options

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hill farming -- Central America.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Barber.
    SeriesIntegrated crop management -- vol. 2., Integrated crop management (Rome, Italy) -- vol. 2.
    ContributionsBarber, Richard G., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Crop and Grassland Service., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Soil Resources, Management, and Conservation Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18140251M
    ISBN 109251043507

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Barber, R. () Land and crop management in the hilly terrains of Central America: Lessons learned and farmer-to-farmer transfer of technologies. FAO Soil Bulletin Rome, Italy.

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