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Fertilizers to support agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa: what is needed and why

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  • Larson, Bruce A. & Frisvold, George B., 1996. "Fertilizers to support agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa: what is needed and why," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 21(6), pages 509-525, December.
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