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Irrigated rice a world-wide survey, 1977 by International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage.

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Published by International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Rice,
  • Irrigation farming

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [652]-705.

Statementedited by K. K. Framji
ContributionsFramji, K. K., 1908-
LC ClassificationsSB191.R5 I59 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 705 p. :
Number of Pages705
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4383694M
LC Control Number78901145

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