MEDITERRANEAN AGRICULTURE

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Agriculture Science

The Mediterranean climatic region which experiences winter rain and summer d~ought has given rise to a distinctive type of agriculture. This type of farming is also found in irrigated semi-desert and desert areas in similar latitudes. Farming is intensive and highly specialised. A variety of crops are raised.

Citrus fruits, olives and figs, with long, widespread roots, scant foliage and thick skinned fruits are best adapted to the Mediterranean type of climate. Dates are prominent in semi-arid region in North Africa and in scattered areas in south-west Europe, where cultivation of other crops is not viable.

Viticulture or grape cultivation is typical of the Medi terranean regions. It calls for a highly intensive form of farming. Not only good conditions of moisture, tempera ture and soil are required, but much personal care is also called for, if the grapes are to be of high quality. Grapes grown in different parts…

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Blogging 201 starts next Monday. Are you registered?

Blogging 201

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Please note: the content of this edition of Blogging 201: Branding and Growth is the same as the challenge offered earlier this year. If you’re looking for something new to tackle, more Blogging U. courses will roll out this fall and throughout 2015.

If you’ve been taking part in Blogging 101, we’ve reached the end of our journey together. But if you want to keep going — or if you’ve been blogging for a while but need to give your readership a boost —  Blogging 201: Branding and Growth gets going next Monday, October 20.

Two weeks of daily tasks will help you:

  • Define your blog’s brand
  • Understand your blog’s stats
  • Highlight your existing posts
  • Build your audience

There’s no requirement or expectation that you write a post every day; Blogging 201 is made up of non-publishing tasks to help you grow your online presence. Weekends are free time to…

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