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impact of high yielding varieties of rice on a settlement scheme in Ceylon.

Nihal Amerasinghe

impact of high yielding varieties of rice on a settlement scheme in Ceylon.

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Published by Wye College, University of London in (London) .
Written in English


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(Paper delivered at) Agricultural Economics Society conference on research methods for raising agricultural productivity in developing countries.

ContributionsAgricultural Economics Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination(27) leaves
Number of Pages27
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Howard W. Winger. Mr. Schick is Assistant Director, Library Services Branch, Office of Education, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. This Collection of papers on American library history was planned to help commemorate the one hundred years of development that has occurred since the founding of the American Library Association, the publication of the report on libraries by the U.S. Pan-India electronic tea auction system may still have issues to iron out since its launch in July, at least according to Indian Tea Association, which claims the system is plagued by payment reconciliation issues and has thus far failed to deliver on its goal of realizing better prices for the commodity.


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