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Measuring farm sustainability and explaining differences in sustainable efficiency

  • Van Passel, Steven
  • Nevens, Frank
  • Mathijs, Erik
  • Van Huylenbroeck, Guido

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

Volume (Year): 62 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 149-161

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