Ecological Approaches to Agricultural Development

  • Jonathan Holliman


The purpose of agriculture is to convert solar energy, various compounds, gases and water into a product that is useful to man and which can also be made available later than the time of production and in another place. Its most important product is food although plant and animal materials serve many other purposes. The production of food for the world’s human population by agriculture, hunting and gathering or by industrial processing is the main concern of this paper.


Fossil Fuel Solar Energy Food Production Agricultural System Agricultural Development 
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