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Intensification or extensification? Factors affecting technology use in peri-urban lowlands along an agro-ecological gradient in West Africa

  • Erenstein, Olaf

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Agricultural Systems.

Volume (Year): 90 (2006)
Issue (Month): 1-3 (October)
Pages: 132-158

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Handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:90:y:2006:i:1-3:p:132-158
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