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The effects of farming

Author: Andrea Claire Harte Smith
Publisher: London : Watts, 2003.
Series: Earth's changing landscape.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the development of farming and agriculture over time, the impact that they have on the environment, and what can be done to lessen that impact.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Claire Harte Smith
ISBN: 0749651555 9780749651558
OCLC Number: 52530836
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 45 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: The start of farming --
Changing the landscape --
Irrigation --
The importance of soil --
Animal farming --
Protecting the soil --
The rainforests --
Intensive farming --
Manure and fertilisers --
Pesticides --
Running out of water --
Salting up --
Dams and farming --
Greening the desert --
Organic alternatives --
The middle way --
Changing eating patterns --
The future of farming.
Series Title: Earth's changing landscape.
Responsibility: Andrea Claire Harte Smith.

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Explores the development of farming and agriculture over time, the impact that they have on the environment, and what can be done to lessen that impact.

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