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dc.contributor.authorPingali, P.
dc.coverage.spatialDeveloping countries
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T18:55:08Z
dc.date.available2016-04-19T18:55:08Z
dc.date.issued2001
dc.identifier841
dc.identifier.citationEnvironment and Development Economics 6: 483-502
dc.identifier.issn1355-770X
dc.identifier.issn1469-4395
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/65757
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dc.description.abstractAgroindustrialization and agricultural commercialization are both consequences of economic growth and urbanization. Commercialization of agricultural systems leads to greater market orientation; progressive substitution out of non-traded inputs for purchased inputs; and the decline of integrated farming systems. Agricultural commercialization can have both negative and positive impacts on the natural resource base. Higher opportunity cost of labor increases farmer reliance on herbicides for weed control, primarily for the staple crops. The use of insecticides and fungicides could also rise, especially for high value fruit and vegetable crops. Increased use of agricultural
dc.format.mimetypetext/plain
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherCambridge University Press
dc.rights2001 Cambridge University Press
dc.subjectEnvironmental impacts
dc.subjectAgriculture
dc.subjectCommericialization of agriculture
dc.subjectEnvironmental impacts
dc.subjectDeveloping countries
dc.subjectGovernance
dc.titleEnvironmental consequences of agricultural commercialization in Asia
dc.typeAbstract
dc.type.dcmitypeText


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