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Introduction to Agricultural Geography

By: D Grigg

256 pages, 62 line illus

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Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #34955 | ISBN: 0415084431
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #34958 | ISBN: 0415084423
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About this book

Examines the causes of agricultural diversity in both the `developed' and `developing' nations.


Contents

The biology of agriculture; climate and crops; soils and the farmer; slopes, altitude and agriculture; the demand for agricultural products; the economic behaviour of farmers; the modernization of agriculture; the State and the farmer; markets and transport; agriculture and peri-urban regions; population, labour supply and agriculture; farm size and land ownership; the diffusion of agricultural innovations; the cultural framework of farming; agriculture and the environment.

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