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Constraints and prospects of agricultural mechanisation in Samoa

Ullah, Mohammed W. (2006) Constraints and prospects of agricultural mechanisation in Samoa. Journal of Agricultural Mechanisation in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 37 (4). pp. 81-86. ISSN 0084-5841

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Abstract

This paper discusses the Samoan topography, soil type, climate, farming systems preferred by farm¬ers and crops cultivated. The con¬straints and potential of mechaniza¬tion have been pointed out. Some suggestions have been put forward to encourage the farmers to adopt mechanised cultivation in order to increase agricultural production for both subsistence and commercial farmers. Agricultural mechanisation will gain a positive momentum if, at least, some of the suggested policies are adopted.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Agriculture and Food Technology
Depositing User: Ms Neha Harakh
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2006 12:10
Last Modified: 23 May 2012 17:04
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/3947
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