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 Front Cover
 Abstract
 Title Page
 Foreword
 Acknowledgement
 Table of Contents
 Introduction
 Historical development
 Biological and physical aspect...
 Social and economic aspects
 Review of recent country data
 Prospects and policy issues
 Multiple cropping in the United...
 Maximum production under rice triple...
 Foreign economic development service...






Group Title: Foreign Agricultural Economic Report no. 91
Title: Survey of multiple cropping in less developed nations
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 Material Information
Title: Survey of multiple cropping in less developed nations
Series Title: Foreign Agricultural Economic Report no. 91
Alternate Title: FEDR 12
Physical Description: vii, 108 p. illus. 24 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dalrymple, Dana G.
Publisher: Foreign Economic Development Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Publication Date: 1971
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Multiple cropping   ( lcsh )
Agriculture   ( lcsh )
Farm life   ( lcsh )
Farming   ( lcsh )
Multiple cropping -- Developing countries   ( lcsh )
Agriculture -- Pays en voi de d�velopement   ( lcsh )
 Notes
Funding: Electronic resources created as part of a prototype UF Institutional Repository and Faculty Papers project by the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00053803
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 00428519

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Abstract
        Abstract
    Title Page
        Page i
        Page ii
    Foreword
        Page iii
    Acknowledgement
        Page iv
    Table of Contents
        Page v
        Page vi
        Page vii
    Introduction
        Page 1
        The role of multiple cropping
            Page 1
        Definition of terms
            Page 2
            Multiple cropping
                Page 2
                Page 3
            Multiple cropping systems
                Page 4
        Multiple cropping statistics
            Page 5
            Area multiple cropped
                Page 5
            index of multiple cropping
                Page 6
            Problems in interpretation
                Page 7
                Yield comparisons
                    Page 7
                Measuring land-use intensity
                    Page 8
    Historical development
        Page 9
        Early history
            Page 9
            Babylon and Egypt
                Page 9
                Page 10
            India
                Page 11
            China
                Page 12
            Japan
                Page 12
        Recent history
            Page 13
            Egypt
                Page 13
                Page 14
            India
                Page 15
                Page 16
            China
                Page 17
            Japan
                Page 18
            Taiwan
                Page 19
                Page 20
    Biological and physical aspects
        Page 21
        Influence of climate and soil
            Page 21
            Climate
                Page 21
            Soil
                Page 22
        Major production inputs
            Page 23
            Varieties
                Page 23
            Water control
                Page 24
                Page 25
                Page 26
            Fertilization needs
                Page 27
            Insect, disease, and weed control
                Page 28
            Post-harvest technology
                Page 28
        Cropping sequence and yields
            Page 29
            Page 30
            Page 31
        Timing
            Page 32
            Page 33
            Page 34
            Page 35
            Page 36
    Social and economic aspects
        Page 37
        Relation of multiple cropping to population and employment
            Page 37
            Multiple cropping and population
                Page 37
                Examples of correlation
                    Page 37
                    Page 38
                    Page 39
                Nature of interrelationship
                    Page 40
            Multiple cropping and employment
                Page 41
                Varying labor needs
                    Page 42
                    Page 43
                Labor sources and shortfalls
                    Page 44
                    Page 45
        Basic economic questions in assessing multiple cropping
            Page 46
            Is multiple cropping the best social use of response?
                Page 46
                Main considerations
                    Page 46
                    Page 47
                Current issues
                    Page 48
            What are the costs and returns at the farm level?
                Page 48
                Costs
                    Page 49
                    Page 50
                Net returns
                    Page 51
            How can cropping interrelationships be analyzed in economic terms?
                Page 52
                Generalized output interrelationships
                    Page 53
                    Page 54
                Development of optimum sequences
                    Page 55
        Factors retarding or influencing adoption
            Page 56
            Page 57
            Page 58
            Page 59
    Review of recent country data
        Page 60
        Brazil
            Page 60
        Burma
            Page 61
        Cambodia
            Page 61
        Ceylon
            Page 62
        China (Mainland)
            Page 63
            Page 64
            Page 65
        Egypt
            Page 66
        Guatemala
            Page 66
        India
            Page 67
            Page 68
            Page 69
            Page 70
            Page 71
            Page 72
        Indonesia
            Page 73
        Iran
            Page 74
        Iraq
            Page 75
        Japan
            Page 75
        Korea (South)
            Page 76
            Page 77
        Laos
            Page 78
        Lebanon
            Page 79
        Malaysia
            Page 80
            Page 81
        Mexico
            Page 82
        Nigeria
            Page 83
        Nepal
            Page 84
        Pakistan
            Page 84
            Page 85
            Page 86
        Philippines
            Page 87
            Page 88
        Rhodesia
            Page 89
        Taiwan
            Page 90
            Page 91
            Page 92
        Thailand
            Page 93
        Vietnam
            Page 94
        North
            Page 95
        South
            Page 96
            Page 97
    Prospects and policy issues
        Page 98
        Prospects for multiple cropping
            Page 98
            Potential multiple cropped area
                Page 99
            Relation to stage of development
                Page 99
            Influence of marketing patterns
                Page 100
        Policy issues in multiple cropping
            Page 101
            Economic considerations
                Page 101
            Social considerations
                Page 102
            Ecological considerations
                Page 103
            Political considerations
                Page 104
        Need for further research
            Page 105
    Multiple cropping in the United States
        Page 106
        Page 107
    Maximum production under rice triple cropping
        Page 108
    Foreign economic development service publications
        Page 109
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