Semi-detailed soil survey of the Masumba-Kakumbi vegetable project, Chipata, Eastern Province by Felix S. E. Munyenyembe

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  • Zambia,
  • Chipata District.


  • Soils -- Zambia -- Chipata District.,
  • Soil surveys -- Zambia -- Chipata District.,
  • Land capability for agriculture -- Zambia -- Chipata District.

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Other titlesSoils of the Masumba-Kakumbi vegetable project, Chipata District, Eastern Province.
Statementby Felix S.E. Munyenyembe.
SeriesSoil survey report ;, no. 182, Soil survey report (Chilanga, Zambia) ;, no. 182.
ContributionsZambia. Dept. of Agriculture. Soil Survey Unit.
LC ClassificationsS599.5.Z3 S65 no. 182
The Physical Object
Paginationii leaves, 22 p., [3] leaves of plates (some folded) :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1848508M
LC Control Number89981859

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