linear programming model for dairy farm planning [by] W.M. Braithwaite [and] D.P. Stonehouse.
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Published by Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph] in [Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Mathematical models,
  • Dairying

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesWorking paper AE/72/7
ContributionsStonehouse, D. P.,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF234 B7
The Physical Object
Pagination[30 leaves]
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18560658M

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