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EMERGENCE OF AGRICULTURE.

BRUCE D. SMITH

EMERGENCE OF AGRICULTURE.

by BRUCE D. SMITH

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EMERGENCE OF AGRICULTURE. book Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index In search of origins -- Creating new plants and animals -- New technology and the search for agricultural origins -- The Fertile Crescent -- Europe and Africa -- Middle and South America -- Eastern North America and the Southwest.

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Indian agriculture began by BCE on north-west India as a result of early cultivation of plants, and domestication of crops and animals. Settled life soon followed with implements and techniques being developed for agriculture.

Double monsoons led to two harvests being reaped in one year. Indian products soon reached the world via existing trading networks and foreign crops were introduced. Book Description. Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but it must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land .Extensively revised to reflect the new directions in development thought and policy, this new edition of a classic text examines what has been learned theoretically and empirically about agricultural and rural economic development since the s.

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