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Published by International Rice Research Institute in Manila .
Written in English


  • Rice.,
  • Rice -- Planting.,
  • Rice -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Edition Notes

Rev. ed.

StatementBenito S. Vergara.
ContributionsInternational Rice Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination219p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19956582M
ISBN 109712200299

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