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application of control theory to seasonal food security

Ernst August Nuppenau

application of control theory to seasonal food security

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Published by Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zimbabwe in Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply -- Seasonal variations -- Mathematical models.,
  • Control theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernst August Nuppenau.
    SeriesWorking paper ;, AEE 5/90, Working paper (University of Zimbabwe. Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Extension) ;, AEE 90/5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2131 .A46 no. 90/5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1075018M
    LC Control Number93980250

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