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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English



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  • Agriculture -- Research -- United States.,
  • Agriculturists -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Government policy -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementLawrence Busch and William B. Lacy.
SeriesThe Rural studies series of the Rural Sociological Society, Westview special studies in agriculture science and policy
ContributionsLacy, William B., 1942-
LC ClassificationsS541 .B87 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3495899M
ISBN 100865312257, 0865312303
LC Control Number82015923

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