Manual of pig production in the tropics by H. Serres

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Published by CAB International in Wallingford, Oxon, UK .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Tropics.

Subjects:

  • Swine -- Tropics

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Book details

StatementH. Serres ; translated by Julian Wiseman.
ContributionsC.A.B. International., Institut d"élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux., Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (Ede, Netherlands)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF396.T76 S4713 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 262 p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1488121M
ISBN 100851987842
LC Control Number93158973
OCLC/WorldCa27012625

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