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The impact of increasing farm size and mechanization on rural income and rice production in Zhejiang province, China

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  • Van den Berg, M. Marrit
  • Hengsdijk, Huib
  • Wolf, Joost
  • Van Ittersum, Martin K.
  • Guanghuo, Wang
  • Roetter, Reimund P.

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  • Van den Berg, M. Marrit & Hengsdijk, Huib & Wolf, Joost & Van Ittersum, Martin K. & Guanghuo, Wang & Roetter, Reimund P., 2007. "The impact of increasing farm size and mechanization on rural income and rice production in Zhejiang province, China," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 94(3), pages 841-850, June.
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