Nursery Technology for Agroforestry
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Nursery Technology for Agroforestry Applications in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions (Winrock-Oxford & Ibh Series) by Sunil Puri

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Published by Science Publishers .
Written in English


  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques,
  • Environmental Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12143795M
ISBN 101881570118
ISBN 109781881570110

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