Notes on the agricultural economies of the 20 Latin American republics.

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Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture , [Washington, D.C.]
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Other titlesAgricultural economies of the 20 Latin American republics.
SeriesFAS-M ;, 10, FAS M. ;, 10.
ContributionsUnited States. Foreign Agricultural Service.
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LC ClassificationsS21 .Z2383 no. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL6216439M
LC Control Number56062134
OCLC/WorldCa4350423

Supersedes earlier publication with same title, by U.S. Foreign Agricultural Service, Latin American Analysis Branch, issued, Apr.

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