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Who will feed China?

Vaclav Smil

Who will feed China?

concerns and prospects for the next generation

by Vaclav Smil

  • 288 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Centre for International Programs, University of Guelph in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply -- China.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references: p. 17-18.

    StatementVaclav Smil.
    SeriesHopper lecture -- 4
    ContributionsUniversity of Guelph. Centre for International Programs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9016.C62 S63 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17137658M
    ISBN 100889554552
    OCLC/WorldCa36043089

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