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Arid lands in transition

International Conference on Arid Lands in a Changing World, University of Arizona, 1969

Arid lands in transition

[papers] Edited by Harold E. Dregne.

by International Conference on Arid Lands in a Changing World, University of Arizona, 1969

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Published by American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Congresses,
  • Arid regions -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesPublication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, no. 90, Publication (American Association for the Advancement of Science) -- no. 90
    ContributionsDregne, H. E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 524 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19397088M

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