Prospects for Nigerian agriculture by E. H. Hartmans

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research in Ibadan .

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  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.,
  • Agriculture -- Nigeria.,
  • Food crops -- Nigeria.,
  • Agricultural innovations -- Nigeria.,
  • Food supply -- Nigeria.

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Statementby Ermond H. Hartmans.
SeriesDistinguished lecture series ;, no. 12, Distinguished lecture series (Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research) ;, no. 12.
LC ClassificationsS473.N5 H37 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2080919M
LC Control Number88117865

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