Nutrition in relation to agricultural production a manual for extension supervisors in agriculture, home economics, rural health, community development, and for workers in other fields related to nutrition in Nigeria and the countries of West Africa by I. S Dema

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Subjects:

  • Food supply -- Nigeria,
  • Diet -- Nigeria,
  • Malnutrition -- Nigeria

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [116]-121

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Statementby I.S. Dema
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 123 p.
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16396683M
LC Control Number66004920

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