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Ecoagriculture

Strategies To Feed The World And Save Wild Biodiversity

by Future Harvest

  • 201 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Industries - Agribusiness,
  • Agrobiodiversity,
  • Nature,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Technology / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture,
  • Agrobiodiversity conservation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611661M
    ISBN 101559636459
    ISBN 109781559636452


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