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Published by Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile .
Written in English


  • Livestock -- Environmental aspects,
  • Desertification -- Control,
  • Range management

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Edition Notes

Statementbased on the work of Donald L. Huss.
SeriesArid and semi-arid zones -- no 2/ING.
ContributionsHuss, Donald L., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean., United Nations Environment Programme.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17100292M

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