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Cattle, deforestation, and development in the Amazon : an economic, agronomic, and environmental perspective

Author: Merle D Faminow
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CAB International, ©1998.
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The product of considerable field research in Brazil by the author, this book presents a positive perspective on a highly controversial topic, in a uniquely systematic way and with far-reaching  Read more...

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Faminow, Merle D.
Cattle, deforestation, and development in the Amazon.
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CAB International, ©1998
(OCoLC)622810424
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Merle D Faminow
ISBN: 0851992307 9780851992303
OCLC Number: 37742237
Description: x, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Foreword2: Preface3: Cattle and Development of the Amazon4: Ecology of the Amazon5: Agricultural Land Uses in the Amazon6: Economic Valuation of Forests7: Extent of Deforestation8: Cattle as a Cause of Deforestation9: Cattle Ranching Systems in the Amazon10: Economics of Cattle Ranching in the Amazon11: Sustainable Cattle production in the Amazon12: References13: Index
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