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Hybrid seed use and diversity of diets among women in smallholder maize: Growing households in Zambia

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  • Smale, Melinda
  • Moursi, Mourad
  • Birol, Ekin
  • De Groote, Hugo

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  • Smale, Melinda & Moursi, Mourad & Birol, Ekin & De Groote, Hugo, 2013. "Hybrid seed use and diversity of diets among women in smallholder maize: Growing households in Zambia," HarvestPlus working papers 12, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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