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Water saving in agriculture.

Water saving in agriculture.

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Published by International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water in agriculture,
  • Irrigation water,
  • Water conservation,
  • Water conservation -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsInternational Commission on Irrigation and Drainage.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040972M
    ISBN 108189610082
    ISBN 109788189610081
    LC Control Number2010316049

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