Modern technologies for rice-wheat production systems in India
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Published by Project Directorate for Cropping Systems Research in Meerut .
Written in English


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StatementV.K. Singh ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25394751M
LC Control Number2012354864

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