Handbook on basic conservation and land use principles
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Published by Printed by Extension Aids Branch, Ministry of Natural Resources in Zomba, Malawi .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statement[by] J. M. Hall.
LC ClassificationsS623 .H34
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5281938M
LC Control Number71980534

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