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Econometric analysis of the determinants of adoption of rainwater harvesting and supplementary irrigation technology (RHSIT) in the semiarid Loess Plateau of China


  • He, Xue-Feng
  • Cao, Huhua
  • Li, Feng-Min


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  • He, Xue-Feng & Cao, Huhua & Li, Feng-Min, 2007. "Econometric analysis of the determinants of adoption of rainwater harvesting and supplementary irrigation technology (RHSIT) in the semiarid Loess Plateau of China," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 89(3), pages 243-250, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:agiwat:v:89:y:2007:i:3:p:243-250

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