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This article discusses developments in crop and stock farming in the ancient
societies of the Middle East and Mediterranean; in China and India; in Roman
and medieval Europe; and in more recent times, after the introduction of power ...
At the same time, farmers began exchanging their scattered plots of land in order
to consolidate individual holdings. These consolidated plots were then enclosed
with a hedge or fence to prevent them from being subjected to the regulations ...
FARMING OUTSIDE EUROPE European colonies. In the 19th century, European
colonial expansion and plantation farming spread to many areas of the world.
Coffee was grown widely in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) until disease destroyed the plants
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