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energy requirement of farming in New Zealand

W. A. N. Brown

energy requirement of farming in New Zealand

by W. A. N. Brown

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Published by Agricultural Economics Research Unit, Lincoln College in [Christchurch], N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- New Zealand -- Energy consumption.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 41-49.

    StatementW. A. N. Brown and R. G. Pearson.
    SeriesResearch report - Agricultural Economics Research Unit, Lincoln College ; no. 80
    ContributionsPearson, R. G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 78 p. ;
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16429551M

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