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Vegetable farming systems in China

report of the visit of the Vegetable Farming Systems Delegation to China
  • 386 Pages
  • 1.40 MB
  • English

Westview Press , Boulder, Colo
Truck farming -- China., Vegetable trade -- C



Statementedited by Donald L. Plucknett and Halsey L. Beemer, Jr.
SeriesWestview special studies in agricultural science and policy
ContributionsPlucknett, Donald L., 1931-, Beemer, Halsey L., Vegetable Farming Systems Delegation (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsSB320.8.C5 V43 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 386 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4110411M
ISBN 100891589996
LC Control Number80025363

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Here is a sample acknowledgement: From Organic Vegetable Production, NRAES, published by NRAES () No use of the PDF should diminish the marketability of File Size: 4MB. Organic agriculture world-wide allows farmers to produce healthy food with low levels of external inputs, and often shortens the value chains, giving farmers a higher share of the consumer dollar.

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Need to develop research modules of farming system under different holding size with economically viable and socially acceptable systems. The. According to the market research report published by P&S Market Research, the vertical farming market size is projected to grow at a CAGR of percent duringto cross $ billion by The market is growing mainly due to the increasing adoption of organic foods, rising urban population and growing focus towards environment friendly production of fresh fruits and .Vegetable Growing (1) The sector of agriculture concerned with the raising of vegetable plants.

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