Measuring the Requirements and Benefits of Productivity Maintenance Research

Though the case for maintaining the even increasing agricultural resource productivity seems quite clear, the definition of maintenance research seems to be less so. I will proceed with an examination of what maintenance research is perceived to be, and how it is to be differentiated from non-maintenance research. Some evidence on the scope and nature of maintenance research activities will then be considered. Next, I will present some results from attempts to estimate structures formulated specifically to quantify the processes involved. The paper then concludes with some observations about possibilities for future work.


Issue Date:
1987
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/50021
Page range:
67-84
Total Pages:
18




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