Agricultural Journal

Year: 2009
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Page No. 96 - 102

Better Exploitation of African Rice (Oryza glaberrima Steud.) in Varietal Development for Resource-Poor Farmers in West and Central Africa

Authors : Koichi Futakuchi and Moussa Sie


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