Bangladesh, a new wheat country
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Bangladesh, a new wheat country by Dr. Robert Glenn Anderson

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Published by Ford Foundation in Dacca .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh.


  • Wheat -- Bangladesh

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Edition Notes

Statementby R. G. Anderson and E. E. Saari.
SeriesWheat research and production in Bangladesh ;, 3
ContributionsSaari, E. E., joint author.
LC ClassificationsSB191.W5 A58
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4526602M
LC Control Number76903447

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