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natural regions of Sumatra and their agricultural production pattern

Ulrich Scholz

natural regions of Sumatra and their agricultural production pattern

a regional analysis

by Ulrich Scholz

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Published by Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia, Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, Central Research Institute for Food Crops in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia,
  • Sumatra.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural geography -- Indonesia -- Sumatra.,
    • Physical geography -- Indonesia -- Sumatra.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUlrich Scholz ; in cooperation with Marak Ali ... [et al.].
      ContributionsAli, Marak.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS471.I52 S958 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2702564M
      LC Control Number85940426

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Natural regions of Sumatra and their agricultural production pattern by Ulrich Scholz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The natural regions of Sumatra and their agricultural production pattern: a regional analysis. [Ulrich Scholz; Marak Ali; Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Tanaman Pangan (Indonesia),; Sukarami Research Institute for Food Crops,] -- Vol. 1 contains a detailed regional analysis of agricultural production patterns shown in v.

South Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera Selatan) is a province of is located on the southeast of the island of Sumatra, The province sp km 2 (35, sq mi) and an estimated population of 8, The capital of the province is province borders the provinces of Jambi to the north, Bengkulu to the west and Lampung to the y: Indonesia.

North Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatra Utara) is a province of consists of a large northwestern belt of the island of Sumatra and its capital is Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after West Java, East Java and Central Java — it covers an area of 72,and at the Census of it had a population of 13,; the latest official estimate as at mid Area: 72, km² (28, sq mi).

The natural environment of the island provides fertile land for agriculture and forests that sustain native species and local communities. The availability of plentiful natural resources support the production of palm oil, paper, and coffee and also provide clean water and confiscate a large amount of carbon in forests and by: 1.

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