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Cotton in the Gambia

King, W. J.

Cotton in the Gambia

report on the Cotton Development Project 1975-78

by King, W. J.

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Published by Centre for Overseas Pest Research .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.J. King.
SeriesMiscellaneous report no 51
ContributionsCentre for Overseas Pest Research., Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20655597M
ISBN 100851351093

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