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Agrochemicals and sustainable agriculture

Agrochemicals and sustainable agriculture

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Published by APC Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Pesticides -- India.,
    • Fertilizers -- India.,
    • Sustainable agriculture -- India.

    • About the Edition

      With reference to Indian context.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by N.K. Roy.
      ContributionsRoy, N. K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB950.3.I5 A37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL637407M
      ISBN 108186580115
      LC Control Number96902088
      OCLC/WorldCa34943907


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