Organic food economics and issues by Earl D. Straub

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementEarl D. Straub, editor
SeriesAgriculture issues and policies series, Agriculture issues and policies series
LC ClassificationsHD9005 .O74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24407972M
ISBN 10160741130X
ISBN 109781607411307
LC Control Number2009028880

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