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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 781581, 17 pages
Research Article

Measuring the Performance of River Basins: Application of Total Factor Productivity Approach to Andhra Pradesh, India

1International Water Management Institute (IWMI), ICRISAT Campus, Patancheru 502324, Hyderabad, India
2Department of Physical Sciences and Information Technology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641003, India

Received 31 March 2012; Accepted 29 May 2012

Academic Editor: Thomas D. Crocker

Copyright © 2012 K. Palanisami and C. R. Ranganathan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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