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Public Preferences for Farmed Landscapes: the Case of Traditional Chestnut Orchards in South Tyrol

Published Online: 09 Apr 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 12 (2020) - Issue 1 (March 2020)
Page range: 99 - 118
Received: 09 Sep 2019
Accepted: 25 Feb 2020
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