Cover of: Maize in the Third World | Christopher R. Dowswell

Maize in the Third World

  • 268 Pages
  • 3.49 MB
  • English
Westview Press , Boulder, Colo
Corn -- Developing countries, Corn -- Research -- Developing countries, Corn -- Economic aspects -- Developing coun


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StatementChristopher R. Dowswell, R.L. Paliwal, and Ronald P. Cantrell.
SeriesWinrock development-oriented literature series
ContributionsPaliwal, R. L., Cantrell, Ronald P.
LC ClassificationsSB191.M2 D685 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 268 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL811584M
ISBN 100813389631, 081338964X
LC Control Number95048765

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Dowswell, R. Paliwal, Ronald P. Cantrell. Maize in the Third World. Summary: Examines the biological and economic issues relevant to improving the productivity of maize in developing countries.

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