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Selected water management issues in Latin American agriculture

Selected water management issues in Latin American agriculture

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Published by Published for Resources for the Future by the Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply, Agricultural -- Latin America -- Management,
    • Water resources development -- Latin America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Pierre R. Crosson, Ronald G. Cummings, and Kenneth D. Frederick.
      ContributionsCrosson, Pierre R., Cummings, Ronald G., Frederick, Kenneth D., Resources for the Future.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.W3 S44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4543046M
      ISBN 100801820472
      LC Control Number77010193

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      Hunt, G. This note, while perhaps not the equivalent of a desert thunderstorm, could be compared to a gentle rain often preferable, in agricultural terms. Breve, A. A profile of selected Philippine—Government-owned and-controlled corporations. Due account has been taken of the interaction of groundwater and surface water and the problem of transboundary flows.

      Youssef, B. Booming, concentrated populations in Latin America's mega-cities are devouring and contaminating their water supplies, forcing officials to seek out increasingly distant sources. Invited paper. Application of GIS-based lumped parameter water quality model to predict nitrogen loading from a lower coastal plain watershed. Deal with trade-offs and make difficult choices. Google Scholar Tejada, S.


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