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Diminishing Returns in Agriculture

Author: F Lester Patton
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [1968] ©1968
Series: Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law, 284
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An essay on the results of certain agricultural experiments on the problem of securing a more precise formulation of the conventional law of diminishing returns. Specifically examines the factors responsible for the rise and fall of returns in agricultural enterprise and statistics of the past history of agricultural productivity.
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F Lester Patton
ISBN: 9780231880886 023188088X
OCLC Number: 1100443598
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Preface --
Table of Contents --
Chapter I. The Problem of Diminishing Returns in Agriculture --
Chapter II. The Tests of Diminishing Returns --
Chapter III. Diminishing Physical Returns in the Sources of Power for Agricultural Operations --
Chapter IV. Diminishing Physical Returns in the Application of Fertilizers, Seed and Cultivation to the Soil --
Chapter V. Diminishing Physical Returns in Food Transformation by Farm Animals --
Chapter VI. Anticlinal Profits in Agricultural Enterprise --
Chapter VII. The Problem of Secular Diminishing Returns in Agricultural Development --
Chapter VIII. Summary and Conclusions --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law, 284
Responsibility: F. Lester Patton.
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An essay on the results of certain agricultural experiments on the problem of securing a more precise formulation of the conventional law of diminishing returns. Specifically examines the factors responsible for the rise and fall of returns in agricultural enterprise and statistics of the past history of agricultural productivity.

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