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Technology adoption by resource-poor farmers: considering the implications of peak-season labor costs


  • White, Douglas S.
  • Labarta, Ricardo A.
  • Leguia, Efrain J.


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  • White, Douglas S. & Labarta, Ricardo A. & Leguia, Efrain J., 2005. "Technology adoption by resource-poor farmers: considering the implications of peak-season labor costs," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 85(2), pages 183-201, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:85:y:2005:i:2:p:183-201

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