Rice in Southeast Asia, 1968. by United States. Agency for International Development. Bureau for East Asia. Agriculture and Rural Development Division. East Asia Technical Advisory Staff.

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Published by East Asia Technical Advisory Staff, Agriculture and Rural Development Div., East Asia Bureau, Agency for International Development, Dept. of State, U.S. Govt. in [Washington] .

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ContributionsJohnson, William Frederick, 1914-
LC ClassificationsSB191.R5 U46 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination[29] leaves ;
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL4487380M
LC Control Number79316527

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