Creating an on-farm research program in Ecuador

the case of INIAP"s production research program

Publisher: Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo in Mexico, D.F

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Other titlesCreating an on farm research program in Ecuador.
StatementEdgardo Moscardi ... [et al.].
SeriesCIMMYT economics program working paper -- no. 01/83., CIMMYT economics program working paper -- 83/01.
ContributionsMoscardi, Edgardo., Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (Ecuador)
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16916499M

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Creating an on-farm research program in Ecuador the case of INIAP's production research program Series Title: CIMMYT economics program working paper Creator: Moscardi, Edgardo Ruben Place of Publication: Mexico D.F Publisher: Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo Publication Date: Language: English Physical Description.

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