Water Productivity in Agriculture: Limits and Opportunities for Improvement

@inproceedings{Kijne2003WaterPI,
  title={Water Productivity in Agriculture: Limits and Opportunities for Improvement},
  author={Jacob W. Kijne and Randolph T. Barker and David Molden},
  year={2003}
}
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