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changing location of intensive crops

Robin H. Best

changing location of intensive crops

an analysis of their spatial distribution in Kentand the implications for land-use planning

by Robin H. Best

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Published by Wye College. Department of Agricultural Economics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R. H. Best and R. M. Gasson.
SeriesStudies in rural land use. Reports -- No.6.
ContributionsGasson, Ruth M.
The Physical Object
Pagination91p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13651010M

  Types of Agriculture Today, there are two divisions of agriculture, subsistence and commercial, which roughly correspond to the less developed and more developed regions. One of the most significant divisions between more and less developed regions is the way people obtain the food they need to : R. Adam Dastrup, Ma, Gisp.   (1) Free power to a certain section of farmers has encourage them to pump ground water and grow water intensive crops in low rain fall areas also (like rice in Punjab and sugarcane in Maharashtra). As a result water storage has reduced in aquifers tube wells and many wells has run dry, which has pushed small and marginal farmers out of cultivation.

Agriculture is one of the most widespread activities in the world, but its character is not uniform throughout. There are a number of ways to classify agriculture and some of the major criteria which can be adopted include the scale of farming, crop and livestock combinations, intensity of farming, means and ways of disposal of the farm produce and the level of farm mechanization . With better water management practices and cropping methods, farmers can manage a good yield, Tamil Nadu farmers should opt for less water .

Assessing Intensive Plant Agriculture Developments. Mary Kovac, Glenda Briggs, David Davis, Melissa Kahler. This Factsheet sets out the relevant agricultural. issues for consent authorities to consider when. assessing a proposal to develop rural land for intensive plant agriculture including viticulture and horticultural Size: KB. An average yield of forage crops removes 17–50 kg S ha −1, and the cereal grains generally remove more than 30 kg ha −1. Other crops such as cabbage, turnip, and alfalfa have a particularly high requirement for S. Such crops commonly need from 45 to 70 kg S ha −1. One of the crops that require a very high amount of S is sugarcane.


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