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Environmental benefits from agriculture

Environmental benefits from agriculture

issues and policies : the Helsinki Seminar.

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Washington Center [distributor] in Paris, Washington D. C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Agriculture and state -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOECD proceedings
    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development., Seminar on Environmental Benefits from Agriculture (1996 : Helsinki, Finland)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS589.75 .E56 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL417574M
    LC Control Number98121125

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