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New concepts in horticultural research and production (in Africa)

, : New concepts in horticultural research and production (in Africa). Acta Horticulturae (49): 23-26

Research and extension work in horticulture will have to be more specialized in the future if they are to meet the exacting demands of modern horticulture. Research projects should be chosen on a sound economic basis, comparing inputs with probable benefits. Farm size should be neither too small nor very large.

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