Fruits and berries in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania
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Published by Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Research and Training Institute, Horticulture Research Section in Mbeya .
Written in English



  • Tanzania,
  • Southern Highlands.


  • Fruit-culture -- Tanzania -- Southern Highlands.,
  • Plant introduction -- Tanzania -- Southern Highlands.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 54-62.

Statementby Egil Hansen.
LC ClassificationsSB354.6.T34 H36
The Physical Object
Pagination66 leaves :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4712841M
LC Control Number77980798

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