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Agricultural Technology
(654 words)

The yield of land devoted to cereal crops depends on many factors, including the nature of the soil, climatic conditions, the seeds, and, above all, the available equipment (→agriculture). Advances in plow design, for example, e…

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Elisabeth Vavra, “Agricultural Technology”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033940>
First published online: 2016



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