Sir Albert Howard in India. by Howard, Louise Ernestine Matthaei Lady

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .

Written in English

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  • India.

Subjects:

  • Howard, Albert, Sir, 1873-1947.,
  • Agriculture -- Research.,
  • Agriculture -- India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsS417.H75 H6 1953
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6144473M
LC Control Number53034856
OCLC/WorldCa2186323

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Sir Albert Howard in India, References [ edit ] ^ a b c Oldfield, Sybil, "Howard, Louise Ernestine", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Alma mater: University of Cambridge.

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