Transition to Organic Tea Production in the Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam: Economic and Environmental Impacts

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Nghia Dai Tran;
(2009)
  • Subject: Organic tea, Vietnam
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | complex mixtures | health care economics and organizations

This study from Vietnam shows that a switch from conventional to organic tea productions would bring real environmental, health and economic benefits for the country's farmers and its society as a whole. In particular, the amount of agrochemical residue and waste produc... View more
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