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Published by East African Literature Bureau in Nairobi .
Written in English



  • Uganda.


  • Field crops -- Uganda.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 186-187.

Statement[by] A.R. Dunbar.
LC ClassificationsSB187.U4 D8
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4533825M
LC Control Number76981247

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