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Agriculture and ecology in Africa

John Frederick Vicars Phillips

Agriculture and ecology in Africa

a study of actual and potential development south of the Sahara.

by John Frederick Vicars Phillips

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Africa,
  • Ecology -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 397-412.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination423 p.
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14133290M


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