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Cocoa Pioneer Fronts Since 1800: The Role of Smallholders, Planters and Merchants
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date September 1, 1996
Pages 247
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312158477
ISBN-10 0312158475
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
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Original list price $75.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The livelihood of Third World farmers conflicts with saving the remaining tropical forests. The advantages of growing cocoa in cleared primary forest drive from the fertility of virgin soils and low concentrations of weeds, pests and diseases. The consequent emergence of new 'pioneer fronts' has also been affected by cheap labour, relative commodity prices, pests and diseases, credit resources, entrepreneurship, information, physical infrastructures, and government policies. The dynamism of smallholdings and competitive private marketing over estates and marketing boards is demonstrated.

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from Palgrave Macmillan (September 1, 1996)
9780312158477 | details & prices | 247 pages | 5.75 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $75.00
About: The livelihood of Third World farmers conflicts with saving the remaining tropical forests.
from McMillin Pub Llc (July 1, 1996)
9780333628126 | details & prices | List price $47.50
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from Palgrave Macmillan (January 14, 2014)
9781349249039 | details & prices | List price $99.00
About: The livelihood of Third World farmers conflicts with saving the remaining tropical forests.

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