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Cost-benefit analysis of the social and environmental economic efficiency of horticulture

, : Cost-benefit analysis of the social and environmental economic efficiency of horticulture. Acta Horticulturae (55): 19-32

Horticulture embraces a variety of production and service activities, having close links with agriculture, forestry, commerce, and the building industry. The economic importance of the central core of horticulture, i.e. the production of vegetables, fruit, ornamental plants and trees, has suffered a decline in fully industrialized countries.

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