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Modern varieties, productivity, and sustainability: Recent experience and emerging challenges

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  • Byerlee, Derek, 1996. "Modern varieties, productivity, and sustainability: Recent experience and emerging challenges," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 697-718, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:24:y:1996:i:4:p:697-718
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