Food Security
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Published by Academic Foundation in New Delhi .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementA.M. Swaminathan.
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23398464M
LC Control Number2009311707

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