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241-Tillage

Scope note
  • Plants cultivated and their relative importance
  • Special treatment accorded each crop
  • Intensity of cultivation (e.g., brand tillage)
  • Clearing of land
  • Soil preparation (e.g., hoeing, plowing)
  • Use of fertilizers and irrigation
  • Planting
  • Care and protection of growing crops (e.g. , weeding, fencing, scarecrows)
  • Tools and implements used
  • Economic importance, and adequacy for needs, of agriculture
  • Organization of labor and production
  • Distribution of products
  • Agricultural beliefs, taboos, and rituals; etc.

See also:

  • Agricultural tools and appliances 41
  • Manufacture of agricultural machines 392
  • Annual cycle of economic activities 221
  • Agricultural machines 407
  • Landuse 311
  • Fences 417
  • Irrigation systems 312
  • Ceremonial calendar 796
  • Granaries and barns 343
  • Ethnobotany 824
  • Fertilizer manufacture 387

Outline of Cultural Materials. George P. Murdock, et al., eds. New Haven, Conn. Human Relations Area Files, Inc. 1961. xxv, 164 p.

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26-Jun-2018
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26-Jun-2018
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