Dibble Sticks, Donkeys, and Diesels: Machines in Crop Production

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Int. Rice Res. Inst., 1990 - Agricultural implements - 329 pages
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Page 81 - For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven : a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance...
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