3 edition of Application of climatology in sustainable tropical farming systems found in the catalog.
Application of climatology in sustainable tropical farming systems
Silvery B. B. Oteng"i
2009 by Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Press in collaboration with Scholarly Open Press in Kakamega, Kenya .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-193) and index.
|Statement||Silvery B.B. Oteng"i.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 220 p. :|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||2009349891|
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