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March 1989

Productivity trends in agriculture chemicals

Horst Brand, Kelly Bryant

Output per hour in the manufacture of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides increased almost as much as that for all manufacturing. The gain is tied partially to technological innovation. This article profiles productivity increases in the agriculture chemicals industry.

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