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The Geography of Agriculture


Edited By: I Bowler

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #22155 | ISBN: 0582301610
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Agriculture in developed market economies is facing a crisis and the state subsidies that have supported it for over three decades are being questioned. This book examines the problems facing modern agriculture, looks at the reasons behind food surpluses, and discusses how farming practices are damaging the environment and affecting our food.


The industrialization of agriculture, Ian Bowler; data sources for studying agriculture, Gordon Clark; factors of production in modern agriculture, Richard Munton; the agricultural significance of farm size and land tenure, Ian Bowler; farm types and agricultural regions, John Aitchison; changing farm enterprises, Christopher Edwards; marketing agricultural produce, Patrick Hart; agriculture and the environment, Martin Parry; agriculture and the state, John Tarrant; farming at the urban fringe, Christopher Bryant.

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