Precision Agriculture: Technology and Economic Perspectives

  title={Precision Agriculture: Technology and Economic Perspectives},
  author={S{\o}ren Marcus Pedersen and Kim Martin Hjorth Lind},
  booktitle={Progress in Precision Agriculture},
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