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Control of crop productivity

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Published by Academic Press in Sydney, Australia, Orlando, Fla .
Written in English

  • Crop yields.,
  • Agricultural productivity.,
  • Crops -- Physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by C.J. Pearson.
    ContributionsPearson, C. J.
    LC ClassificationsSB91 .C76 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 315 p. :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3192605M
    ISBN 100125482809
    LC Control Number83071463

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