ERIC Number: ED117010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Food Production, Population Growth, and Environmental Quality. Caltech Population Program Occasional Papers, Series 1, Number 7.
Groth, Edward, III
This paper, one in a series of occasional publications, discusses trends in food production and population growth, emphasizing how environmental quality will be affected. The series is intended to increase understanding of the interrelationships between population growth and socioeconomic and cultural patterns throughout the world, and to communicate this understanding to scholars and policy makers. This publication includes a discussion of the following: (1) Land Resources and Productive Capacity; (2) Water Resources and Water Quality; (3) Energy and Food Production; (4) Fertilizers and Soil Nutrients; (5) Pest Management; (6) Organic Residues from Agriculture and Food Processing; (7) Threats to Ecological Stability; (8) Trade-Offs: Environmental Quality, Food Production, and Costs; and (9) The Role of Population Growth. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena.
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