Biotechnology and Sustainable Development Voices of the South and North (Biotechnology in Agriculture Series, No. 26)

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  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Human ecology,
  • Sustainability,
  • Technology,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Agricultural Economics,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Industries - General,
  • Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture,
  • Technology / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Agricultural Biotechnology,
  • Congresses

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ContributionsI. Serageldin (Editor), G. J. Persley (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8280080M
ISBN 100851996752
ISBN 109780851996752

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