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Fruit and vegetable production and the energy shortage

Hortscience 10(5): 459-462
Fruit and vegetable production and the energy shortage
Coincident with the world food shortage, ever-increasing food prices and the shortage and high and rising costs of energy, attention is now being directed to the energy-efficiency of agricultural production. Although the energy used annually for agriculture in the USA and Canada is not a large percentage of the national totals some feel that to ensure energy supplies "agriculture must stake a claim".

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