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Role of education and extension in the adoption of technology: A study of upland rice and soybean farmers in Central-West Brazil

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  • Strauss, John
  • Barbosa, Mariza
  • Teixeira, Sonia
  • Thomas, Duncan
  • Gomes Junior, Raimundo

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  • Strauss, John & Barbosa, Mariza & Teixeira, Sonia & Thomas, Duncan & Gomes Junior, Raimundo, 1991. "Role of education and extension in the adoption of technology: A study of upland rice and soybean farmers in Central-West Brazil," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 5(4), pages 341-359, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:agecon:v:5:y:1991:i:4:p:341-359
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