Efficiency gains in an integrated UK food system 1954-84.
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Efficiency gains in an integrated UK food system 1954-84. by J. R. S. McDonald

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SeriesEconomic research paper / Loughborough University of Technology. Department of Economics -- no.91/18, Economic research paper (Loughborough University of Technology. Department of Economics) -- no.91/18.
ContributionsBates, J. M., Rayner, A. J.
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Pagination17p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL19104775M

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