The Possibilities of Increasing Agricultural Output

  • David Grigg
Part of the Focal Problems in Geography book series


There are two ways by which agricultural output can be raised: either the area under cultivation can be expanded or the output per acre increased.


North America Crop Yield Arable Land Wheat Yield Develop Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Grigg
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of SheffieldUK

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