Perspectives on the ‘Green Revolution’ in South Asia

  title={Perspectives on the ‘Green Revolution’ in South Asia},
  author={Beverley Farmer},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={175 - 199}
  • B. Farmer
  • Published 1 February 1986
  • Economics
  • Modern Asian Studies
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