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Sense and sustainability revisited: the limits of total factor productivity measures of sustainable agricultural systems

  • Byerlee, Derek
  • Murgai, Rinku
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    Article provided by Blackwell in its journal Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 26 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 227-236

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:agecon:v:26:y:2001:i:3:p:227-236
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