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Global workshop on root and tuber crops propagation proceedings of a Regional Workshop held inCali, Colombia, 13-16 September, 1983

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Published by Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical in Cali, Colombia .
Written in English


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Co-sponsored by Centro Internacional de la Papa, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, United Nations Development Programme and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.

Statementtechnical editor James H. Cock.
ContributionsCock, James H., International Potato Center., International Institute of Tropical Agriculture., United Nations. Development Programme., Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22223904M
ISBN 108489206538

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