Economic relationship between crop farming and dairying in a developing area
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Economic relationship between crop farming and dairying in a developing area a PL 480 micro level study of South Gujarat by Patel, Arun S.

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Published by Agro Economic Research Centre, Sardar Patel University in Vallabh Vidyanagar .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Dairying -- India -- Gujarat.

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StatementA. S. Patel, N. S. Jodha.
ContributionsJodha, N. S., Agro-Economic Research Centre for Gujarat and Rajasthan.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 175 leaves ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15055938M

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