Crop plants in agrarian systems also require large volumes of water, but farmers in these systems can not access irrigation technology even if water were available.
What does AS stand for?
AS stands for Agrarian System
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The author demonstrates the antiquity of cotton in West Africa by highlighting its centrality in inter-regional trade networks and local agrarian systems.
Limberger focuses specifically on the social and economic changes of Antwerp and its rural surroundings, with topics including the urban impact on the rural economy, demographic changes, urban demand and the agrarian system, agrarian production and productivity, landlords and the great landowners, and peasants and their access to land.
In a very basic sense, an agrarian system provides the resources needed to meet basic human needs of food and shelter while protecting air, soil, and water.
In keeping with the African American pastoral, Gaines's elderly men's nourishment is somewhat mitigated, for they are also ingesting the brutality that accompanied the Southern agrarian systems of slavery and sharecropping.
While she notes Irfan Habib's Atlas, she has ignored his Agrarian System.
when societies moved from hunting-gathering to agrarian systems.
In fact, this issue has been debated quite extensively in the literature on the pre-British agrarian system in India and Pakistan.