Population growth and loss of arable land

  title={Population growth and loss of arable land},
  author={Bo R. D{\"o}{\"o}s},
  journal={Global Environmental Change-human and Policy Dimensions},
  • Bo R. Döös
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Economics
  • Global Environmental Change-human and Policy Dimensions

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