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Author Hsu, Robert C

Title Food for One Billion : China's Agriculture Since 1949
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019


Description 1 online resource (173 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Natural Environment; Topography and Rivers; Climate; Soils; Land Utilization; Agricultural Regions; 2 Historical Background; Early Development of Agriculture in China; The Late Qing Dynasty (19th Century to 1911); The Republican Period (1912 to 1948); Causes of Technological Stagnation and Population Growth; 3 Agriculture in China's Development Strategies; Land Reform (1950 to 1952); The First Five-Year Plan and Agricultural Collectivization (1953 to 1957)
The Great Leap Forward (1958 to 1960) and the People's CommunesRecovery and Adjustment (1961 to 1965); The Cultural Revolution Decade (1966 to 1976); Post-Mao Modernization Drive Since 1977; 4 Technological Changes: Fertilization, Water Control, and Plant Breeding; Fertilization; Organic Fertilizers; Chemical Fertilizers; Water Control and Irrigation; Plant Breeding; Rice; Wheat; Other Crops; Seed Multiplication; 5 Technological Changes: Mechanization, Rural Energy, and Plant Protection; Agricultural Mechanization; Evolution of Policy; Post-Mao Changes; Evaluation; Rural Energy
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Subject Agrarpolitik
Agricultural innovations -- China -- History -- 20th century
Agricultural innovations.
Agriculture and state -- China -- History -- 20th century
Agriculture and state.
Agricultural innovations -- Chine -- Histoire -- 20e siècle
Innovaciones agrícolas -- China -- Historia -- Siglo XX
Politique agricole -- Chine -- 20e siècle
Politique agricole -- Chine -- Histoire -- 20e siècle
Agricultural innovations
Agriculture and state
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780429704178