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Assessing the effects of managerial and production practices on the efficiency of commercial pig farming

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  • Galanopoulos, Konstantinos
  • Aggelopoulos, Stamatis
  • Kamenidou, Irene
  • Mattas, Konstadinos

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  • Galanopoulos, Konstantinos & Aggelopoulos, Stamatis & Kamenidou, Irene & Mattas, Konstadinos, 2006. "Assessing the effects of managerial and production practices on the efficiency of commercial pig farming," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 88(2-3), pages 125-141, June.
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