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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- United States,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Agricultural ecology -- United States,
  • Cities and towns -- United States,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementcontributors, George Baker ... [et al.] ; edited by Richard Merrill.
ContributionsBaker, George, 1944-, Merrill, Richard, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS441 .R26 1976b
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 459 p. :
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4578370M
ISBN 100814754147
LC Control Number77150572

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