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|Other titles||Food security and sustainable agriculture|
|Statement||editors, P.K. Jain ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Jain, P. K.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||376 p. :|
|Number of Pages||376|
|LC Control Number||2009305331|
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