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Published by University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Coffee industry -- Tanzania -- Kilimanjaro, Mount.,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Tanzania.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEmpire journal of experimental agriculture.
StatementA. J. Wakefield.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [97]-106 :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18521302M

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