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a lack of integration between crop production and animal husbandry.
Traditionally, sedentary cultivators like the Hausa in Nigeria and the Kikuyu in
Kenya live apart from their nomadic herdsmen neighbours (the Fulani and Masai,
all crops. A specific crop, however, was grown in alternate years in what is known
as the two-field, or crop-and-fallow, system. The fallow land was plowed two or
three times during the fallow year to kill the weeds, which typically accumulate ...
based on new techniques of intensive crop production resulting from the
development of a wide range of mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical
equipment, was the start of the evolution of agriculture from a labour- intensive
industry to ...
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