3 edition of Agro-ecology and agro-techniques of industrial crops found in the catalog.
Agro-ecology and agro-techniques of industrial crops
2009 by Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology in Kathmandu .
Written in English
With reference to Nepal.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-155) and index.
|Other titles||Industrial crops|
|Statement||Binayak P. Rajbhandari and Gopal Datt Bhatta.|
|Contributions||Bhatta, Gopal Datt., Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (Kathmandu, Nepal)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||2009305918|
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