Rice production in Nigeria proceedings of the "National Workshop on Rice Production Strategies in Nigeria" by National Workshop on Rice Production Strategies in Nigeria (1985 Ibadan, Nigeria)

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Published by Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria .

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Statementorganized by FACU, Ibadan, 11-13 March 1985 ; editors, C.O. Oputa, J.S. Nanda, R.C. Chaudhary.
ContributionsOputa, C. O., Nanda, J. S., Chaudhary, R. C., Nigeria. Federal Agricultural Co-ordinating Unit.
LC ClassificationsHD9066.N52 N37 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
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Open LibraryOL1311910M
ISBN 109782230049
LC Control Number92182798

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