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China vignettes 4. Around the Pearl River delta 2: Large-scale organic horticulture

The next day we visit something on a totally different scale. This is a huge farm planting mainly organic veg mostly under plastic covering an area of about 80 ha. The farm manager, Mr Lee, tells as the firm – … Continue reading

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China vignettes 1 – impressions

Astounding 1600 yr old rice terraces, expanding cities, surprising labour shortages, huge organic vegetable production by Guangzhou, small village plots, recent science on soils, water and roots. These are the topics running round my head as I wait for the … Continue reading

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