4 edition of Global Environmental Change and Agriculture found in the catalog.
September 1999 by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English
|Contributions||George Frisvold (Editor), Betsey Kuhn (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||354|
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