1 edition of history of agriculture and the environment found in the catalog.
history of agriculture and the environment
|Statement||edited by Douglas Helms and Douglas E. Bowers.|
|Contributions||Helms, Douglas, 1945-, Bowers, Douglas E.|
|LC Classifications||S419 .H57 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||367 p. :|
|Number of Pages||367|
|LC Control Number||94070634|
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Agriculture, the cultivation of food and goods through farming, produces the vast majority of the world’s food supply. It is thought to have been practiced sporadically for the p years, 1 and widely established for only 7, years.
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