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Agricultural development opportunities in the Scottish Borders

N. B. Lilwall

Agricultural development opportunities in the Scottish Borders

a report prepared for the Borders Regional Council Planning and Development Committee

by N. B. Lilwall

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Published by Agricultural Resource Management Department, Edinburgh School of Agriculture in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby N.B. Lilwall and J.M. Winning.
SeriesEconomics and management series -- No21
ContributionsWinning, J. M., Borders Regional Council Planning and Development Committee., Edinburgh School of Agriculture. Agricultural Resource Management Department.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 86p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13932700M

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