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Empirical studies on the minimum size of full-time horticultural holdings


, : Empirical studies on the minimum size of full-time horticultural holdings. Acta Horticulturae (40): 357-374

The problem of minimum size of holding is discussed, and is defined as that production-capacity which will enable two workers to achieve an income equal to that in industry, as well as generating the necessary capital for expansion.


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