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Determinants of chemical input use in peri-urban lowland systems: bivariate probit analysis in Cameroon


  • Nkamleu, G. B.
  • Adesina, A. A.


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  • Nkamleu, G. B. & Adesina, A. A., 2000. "Determinants of chemical input use in peri-urban lowland systems: bivariate probit analysis in Cameroon," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 63(2), pages 111-121, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:63:y:2000:i:2:p:111-121

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