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The world of agricultural economics : an introduction / Carin Martiin.

Author/Creator:
Martiin, Carin., author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (376 p.)
Series:
Routledge textbooks in environmental and agricultural economics ; 8.
Routledge textbooks in environmental and agricultural economics ; 8
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Subjects:
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This textbook takes a truly international approach towards agricultural economics, uniting many different perspectives on the subject and providing insight into agriculture in general, and into how practical farming works in particular. The book is laced throughout with real world examples and other pedagogical features.Topics covered are wide-ranging and include:world food production and populationthe food chain and food safetynon-foods derived from farmingland and soil issuesarable and
Contents:
pt. I. Ways into agriculture
pt. II. World agriculture
pt. III. In need of land and soil
pt. IV. The many faces of farming
pt. V. Managing the farm and the market.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-203-58843-6
1-299-46965-5
1-135-06902-6
OCLC:
841914971
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203588437 doi