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Published by East of Scotland College of Agriculture, Economics Department in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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SeriesReport -- 96
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 58 p. 2 fold plates
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19925519M

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