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The vertical farm

The vertical farm

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Published by Columbia University in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Research,
  • Urban agriculture,
  • Biomass energy,
  • Farm management,
  • Solar energy,
  • Renewable energy sources,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Agriculture -- Energy consumption,
  • Agricultural systems,
  • Methane,
  • Ecosystem management

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dickson Despommier.
    ContributionsDespommier, Dickson D., Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17626730M
    OCLC/WorldCa61445198


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