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The Economics of Energy in Agriculture

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By: C Gopalakrishnan

118 pages, Tabs, figs

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Mar 1994 | #38987 | ISBN: 1856286665
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A synthesis of theoretical insights and empirical research.


Determining energy requirements for agriculture - some methodological issues; energy-nonenergy input substitution in US agriculture - some findings; energy-nonenergy input substitution in Western US agriculture; the impact of oil price shocks on Hawaii's economy - a case study using Vector Autoregression; energy price increase and its impact on agricultural production - evidence from Hawaii; biomass in Hawaii - an overview; electric power generation from Hawaii's biomass sources - a case study; on the economics of natural gas from seaweed.

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