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The scientist and the world food crisis

Harrison Scott Brown

The scientist and the world food crisis

by Harrison Scott Brown

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Published by Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations,
  • Research -- Economic aspects,
  • Food supply

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarrison Brown.
    SeriesPublications of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Aharon Katzir memorial lecture -- 1975
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79T4 B735 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. --
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21126234M

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