a model that explains the location of agricultural ativities in a commercial, profit-making economy. A process of spatial competition puts various farming activities into rings around a central market city, with profit-earning capability the determining force in how far a crop locates from the market.
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Tobacco is the common name of several plants in the Nicotiana genus and the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, and the general term for any product prepared from the cured leaves of the tobacco plant. More than 70 species of tobacco are known, but the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum .
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Jun 20, 2016 · Press release: Crop breeding is not keeping pace with climate change. UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS. Crop yields will fall within the next decade due to climate change unless immediate action is taken to speed up the introduction of new and improved varieties, experts have warned.
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Dec 05, 2015 · Because of #2, government provided food vouchers (food stamps, EBT cards WIC assistance, whatever) really only need to provide for one meal a day, supper. If there are malnourished kids in the US, it is because they are selecting what foods to eat with little or no adult supervision, and filling up on French fries, chips, soda, and candy.
Nature 407, 929 (2000), 26 October 2000 Scientists may escape the worst of the flak from Britain's BSE inquiry, but they ignore its lessons at their peril. After 34 long months, the public inquiry into Britain's BSE epidemic is to be released this week. Its 16 volumes will make uncomfortable reading.
Jan 30, 2009 · For half a century, US meat producers have fed antibiotics to farm animals to increase their growth and stave off infections. Now scientists have discovered that vegetables such as corn, potatoes and lettuce absorb antibiotics when grown in soil fertilized with livestock manure, according to tests conducted at the University of Minnesota.