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Ghana"s tradition makers

Nathan C. Russell

Ghana"s tradition makers

changing patterns in food crops research, extension, and production

by Nathan C. Russell

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Published by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in México D.F., México .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture research -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Nathan C. Russell].
      SeriesCIMMYT today,, no. 19
      ContributionsInternational Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS542.G4 R87 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1921825M
      LC Control Number90133011
      OCLC/WorldCa20653666

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