Food and Cash Crop Competition

  • Quentin M. West
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 7)


Technology has transformed agriculture into one of the most modern industries in the world. In the developed nations, this technology takes on the characteristics of space-age science, with computer-controlled feeding operations, fantastically complicated field machinery, and the latest techniques of management. Even the developing nations have felt the wand of technological advance—scientifically developed grain varieties and recently introduced agricultural practices.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Quentin M. West
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  1. 1.Economic Research ServiceUnited States Department of AgricultureUSA

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