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Published by Elsevier Applied Science, Sole distributor in the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in London, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agricultural systems -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural ecology -- Congresses.,
  • Food industry and trade -- Congresses.,
  • System theory -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.G.W. Jones and P.R. Street.
ContributionsJones, John Gareth Watkin., Street, P. R., Spedding, C. R. W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS494.5.S95 S97 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 365 p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1883619M
ISBN 101851665102
LC Control Number90044469

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