Sustainable Mountain Agriculture: Perspectives and issues
N. S. Jodha
Oxford & IBH Publishing Company, 1992 - Hill farming - 807 pages
Selected papers on research work conducted in the Hindu Kush- Himalayan Region, West Sichuan (China), Himachal Pradesh (India), the North West Frontier Province (Pakistan), and the Middle Hills of Nepal.
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