Water and Sustainable Agriculture by IvГЎn Francisco GarcГ­a-Tejero

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Statementby Iván Francisco García-Tejero, Víctor Hugo Durán-Zuazo, José Luis Muriel-Fernández, Carmen Rocío Rodríguez-Pleguezuelo
SeriesSpringerBriefs in Agriculture
ContributionsDurán-Zuazo, Víctor Hugo, Muriel-Fernández, José Luis, Rodríguez-Pleguezuelo, Carmen Rocío, SpringerLink (Online service)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL25545934M
ISBN 109789400720909, 9789400720916

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