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Land in tropical America

Land in tropical America

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Published by CIAT, EMBRAPA-CPAC in Cali, Columbia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Parallel titles.

Other titlesLa tierra en America tropical., A terra na América tropical.
StatementT.T. Cochrane [et al.].
ContributionsCochrane, T. T., Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária., Centro de Pesquisa Agropecuária dos Cerredos.
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Open LibraryOL18101876M

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