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Agricultural extension farm extension services in Australia,Britain and the United States of America by Donald Birtall Williams

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Published by Melbourne U.P, Cambridge U.P in Melbourne, London .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- Australia.,
  • Agriculture -- Gt. Brit.,
  • Agriculture -- U.S.

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Statementby Donald B. Williams.
GenreAustralia., Gt. Brit., U.S.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,218p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21505592M
ISBN 100522838413

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