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EndnotesThe origin and history of corn crops is an interesting topic and widely discussed within the scientific literature. Am accessible overview of

Endnotes

  1. The origin and history of corn crops is an interesting topic and widely discussed within the scientific literature. Am accessible overview of the history of corn can be found here.

  2. Engler and del Pozo (2013) – Assessing long- and short-term trends in cereal yields: the case of Chile between 1929 and 2009. Ciencia e investigación agraria. Vol.40 no.1 Santiago Apr. 2013.  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Available online. Data from 1961 onwards is taken from FAOstat; database online here.

  3. Jesse H. Ausubel, Iddo K. Wernick, Paul E. Waggoner (2013) – Peak Farmland and the Prospect for Land Sparing. Population and Development Review, Volume 38, Issue Supplement s1, pages 221–242, February 2013. DOI: 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2013.00561.x. Online here.

  4. This is the definition given by the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in their glossary that is online here.

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@article{owidcropyields, author = {Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser}, title = {Crop Yields}, journal = {Our World in Data}, year = {2013}, note = {https://ourworldindata.org/crop-yields}
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