TITLE

THE DROUGHT WILL BOOST FOOD PRICES -- AND FARMERS' INCOMES

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Theodore
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Fortune;9/12/1988, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
57866542

 

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