Population growth and food supply
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Population growth and food supply January 1979 - April 1993 by Carol A. Singer

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English


  • Food supply -- Bibliography.,
  • Population density -- Bibliography.

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StatementCarol A. Singer.
SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 93-44., Quick bibliography series -- 93-44.
ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17677981M

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