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Development and application of a multi-attribute sustainability function for Dutch dairy farming systems

  • van Calker, K.J.
  • Berentsen, P.B.M.
  • Romero, C.
  • Giesen, G.W.J.
  • Huirne, R.B.M.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

    Volume (Year): 57 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 4 (June)
    Pages: 640-658

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