Energy and the economics of food and agriculture in North America by Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics.

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Published by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux in Farnham Royal [Eng.] .

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  • North America

Subjects:

  • Agricultural industries -- Energy consumption -- North America -- Bibliography.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- North America -- Bibliography.,
  • Energy policy -- North America -- Bibliography.

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Includes indexes.

Book details

Statement[prepared by Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Oxford ; edited by Jean Kestner].
SeriesAnnotated bibliography - Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics ; no. R37, Annotated bibliography (Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics) ;, no. R37.
ContributionsKestner, Jean.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ5074.E3 C667 1976a, HD9014.N67 C667 1976a
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4613982M
LC Control Number77377928

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