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From Plows, Horses, and Harnesses to Precision Technologies in the North American Great Plains

David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Thomas DeSutter and Cheryl Reese.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Environmental History; Agriculture and Farming. 9115 words.

Since the discovery that food security could be improved by pushing seeds into the soil and later harvesting a desirable crop, agriculture and agronomy have gone through cycles of...

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Human Environmental Interrelationships and the Origins of Agriculture in Egypt and Sudan

Simon Holdaway and Rebecca Phillipps.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Environmental History; Agriculture and Farming. 14656 words.

Northeast Africa forms an interesting case study for investigating the relationship between changes in environment and agriculture. Major climatic changes in the early Holocene led to...

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