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Farmers" seed production

Conny Almekinders

Farmers" seed production

new approaches and practices

by Conny Almekinders

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Published by Intermediate Technology in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seed technology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementC.J.M. Almekinders and N.P. Louwaars.
    ContributionsLouwaars, N. P.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 291 p. :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18139630M
    ISBN 101853394661

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    The production of certified seed in Zimbabwe has largely been the domain of large scale commercial farmers due the stringent production requirements, and quality standards that the country has set.   Farmers Handbook on Pig Production 1. Farmer's Hand Book on Pig Production 2. Farmer's Handbook on Pig Production Contents Acknowledgements iii Introduction iv Breeds 1 Native Breeds 1 Jangali Bandel / Wild Boar 1 Pygmi Bandel 1 Hurra 2 Chwanche 2 Banmpudke 2 Pakhribas Black Pig 3 Dharane Kalo Banggur 3 Exotic Breeds 3 Yorkshire 4 Landrace 4 Hampshire 4 Duroc 5 .


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