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Feeding a hungry planet : rice, research & development in Asia & Latin America

Author: James Lang
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates how research has benefited rice growers and increased production. The book describes the life cycle of a rice crop and explains how research is conducted and how the results end up  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lang, James, 1944-
Feeding a hungry planet.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95050150
(OCoLC)33899058
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Lang
ISBN: 0585023913 9780585023915 0807862711 9780807862711
OCLC Number: 42329035
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 185 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Asia. Rice Facts. Keeping Ahead. Genetic Improvement. Production Technology. On-Farm Research. Training. Lessons --
2. Brazil. Contrasts. Developments. Rice in Brazil. Santa Catarina. Rio Grande do Sul. A Walk. The Cerrado. Solutions --
3. Chile. Working with Farmers. Rationale --
4. Colombia. Rice in Colombia. Tropical Pastures. Caqueta. Detours --
5. Conclusions. One Size Fits All. Models. Back to the Future. Developments.
Responsibility: James Lang.

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