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Diffusing to level fields: Evolution of laser land leveling technology markets in India

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  • Gulati, Kajal
  • Lybbert, Travis J.
  • Spielman, David J.

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  • Gulati, Kajal & Lybbert, Travis J. & Spielman, David J., 2017. "Diffusing to level fields: Evolution of laser land leveling technology markets in India," 2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois 258387, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.258387
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