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Is livestock research unproductive?: Separating health maintenance from improvement research

  • Townsend, Robert
  • Thirtle, Colin
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    Article provided by Blackwell in its journal Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 2-3 (September)
    Pages: 177-189

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:agecon:v:25:y:2001:i:2-3:p:177-189
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