by New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by a panel formed in fulfillment of NSF grant no. STP75-22532, Jim L. Ozbun (Panel Chairman).|
|Series||Potential increases in food supply through research in agriculture|
|Contributions||National Science Foundation (U.S.). Science and Technology Policy Office.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 43 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||43|
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