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Published by University of Reading, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Management in [Reading, Eng.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England.,
  • Wales.

Subjects:

  • Oil industries -- England.,
  • Oil industries -- Wales.,
  • Rape (Plant) -- England.,
  • Rape (Plant) -- Wales.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSusan M. Fletcher, with J. A. L. Dench and R. L. Vaughan.
SeriesAgricultural enterprise studies in England & Wales economic report ; no. 41
ContributionsDench, J. A. L., joint author., Vaughan, R. L., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS217 .Z3 no. 41, HD9490.G73 .Z3 no. 41
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4954869M
LC Control Number76383167

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