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Biotechnology and the African Farmer


  • Eicher, Carl K.
  • Maredia, Karim
  • Sithole-Niang, Idah


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  • Eicher, Carl K. & Maredia, Karim & Sithole-Niang, Idah, 2005. "Biotechnology and the African Farmer," Staff Papers 11495, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:midasp:11495

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