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Agricultural modernization and resource deterioration in Latin America

Jorge A. Torres Z.

Agricultural modernization and resource deterioration in Latin America

by Jorge A. Torres Z.

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Published by IICA in Coronado, Costa Rica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural innovations -- Latin America.,
  • Agricultural resources -- Latin America.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-131).

    StatementJorge A. Torres Zorrilla.
    SeriesProgram papers series -- 45, Serie Documentos de programas (Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture) -- 45.
    ContributionsInter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17446321M

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