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The economics of risk, uncertainty and learning in the adoption of new agricultural technologies: where are we on the learning curve?

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  • Marra, Michele
  • Pannell, David J.
  • Abadi Ghadim, Amir

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Agricultural Systems.

Volume (Year): 75 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2-3 ()
Pages: 215-234

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Handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:75:y:2003:i:2-3:p:215-234

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