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French Equivalent: Agriculture intensive

Intensive agriculture refers to agricultural practices that produce high output per unit area, usually by intensive use of manure, agrochemicals, mechanization and so on.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Green revolution

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001