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

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  • Byerlee, Derek & Murgai, Rinku, 2001. "Sense and sustainability revisited: the limits of total factor productivity measures of sustainable agricultural systems," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 26(3), pages 227-236, December.
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