Agricultural education in the South PAcific

a survey by James Alan Sutherland

Publisher: South Pacific Commission in Nouméa, New Caledonia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 101 Downloads: 924
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Bibliography: p. 99-101.

Statementby J.A. Sutherland.
SeriesTechnical Paper / South Pacific Commission -- no. 158., Technical paper (South Pacific Commission) -- no. 158.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19016080M
OCLC/WorldCa12128698

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