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9 edition of Food and Water Security found in the catalog.

Food and Water Security

by U. Aswathanarayana

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Nature,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Developing countries,
  • Food supply,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Water-supply

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10206727M
    ISBN 100415440181
    ISBN 109780415440189


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