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Organic farming as a business in Great Britain

M. C. Murphy

Organic farming as a business in Great Britain

by M. C. Murphy

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Published by AgriculturalEconomics Unit, University of Cambridge in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM.C. Murphy.
ContributionsUniversity of Cambridge. Agricultural Economics Unit.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,161p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19160035M

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