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Farm power and water use in the dry zone

Farm power and water use in the dry zone

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Published by Agrarian Research and Training Institute in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation farming -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Rice -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Farm tractors -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Water buffalo -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Irrigation water -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Farrington ... [et al.].
      SeriesResearch study / Agrarian Research and Training Institute ;, no. 43-<52 >, Research study (Agrarian Research and Training Institute) ;, no. 43, etc.
      ContributionsFarrington, John., Agrarian Research and Training Institute., University of Reading.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS616.S72 F37 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3929610M
      LC Control Number81903785


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