Agriculture in Mexico
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Agriculture in Mexico by Gonzalo Blanco

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Published by Division of Agriculture and Conservation, Pan-American Union in Washington, D. C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Mexico.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGonzalo Blanco.
SeriesAmerican Agriculture Series, American agriculture series
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14186099M

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