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The production efficiency of intercropping annual and perennial crops in southern Ethiopia: A comparison of distance functions and production frontiers

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  • Manyong, Victor M.
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  • Alene, Arega D. & Manyong, Victor M. & Gockowski, James, 2006. "The production efficiency of intercropping annual and perennial crops in southern Ethiopia: A comparison of distance functions and production frontiers," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 91(1-2), pages 51-70, November.
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