Agricultural Zones
(3,113 words)

First attempts to divide the Chinese agricultural space according to modern scientific insights into large-scale regions or zones (not a belt-shaped order) date back to the 1930s. In his book Land Utilization in China (1937) John Lossing Buck divided China into ten "agricultural regions" (arable…

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Kolb, Raimund Th., “Agricultural Zones”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 16 December 2018
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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