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Modern varieties, productivity, and sustainability: Recent experience and emerging challenges

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 24 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 4 (April)
    Pages: 697-718

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:24:y:1996:i:4:p:697-718

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