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agricultural technique


Madagascar

more than 90 percent of its original forest. This forest loss is largely fueled by ''tavy'' ("fat"), a traditional slash-and-burn agricultural practice imported to Madagascar by the earliest settlers. Malagasy farmers embrace and perpetuate the practice not only for its practical benefits as an agricultural technique

''', a river on Dartmoor in south-west England * '''''Tavy''''', a term used in Madagascar for the slash and burn agricultural technique Both the ''1878 (Exposition Universelle (1878))'' and the ''1889 Parisian World's Fair (Exposition Universelle (1889))'' presented a Negro Village (village nègre). Visited by 28 million people, the 1889 World's Fair displayed 400 indigenous people (Indigenous peoples) as the major attraction. The 1900 World's Fair presented the famous


Soviet Union

Lysenko theorist, presented Lysenko in Soviet (Soviet Union) mass-media as a genius who had developed a new, revolutionary agricultural technique. In this period, Soviet propaganda often focused on inspirational stories of peasants who, through their own canny ability and intelligence, came up with solutions to practical problems. Lysenko's widespread popularity provided him a platform to denounce theoretical genetics and to promote his own agricultural practices. He was, in turn, supported by the Soviet propaganda machine, which overstated his successes and omitted mention of his failures. Instead of performing controlled experiments, Lysenko claimed that vernalization increased wheat yields by 15%, solely based upon questionnaires taken of farmers. The '''Antonov An-124 ''Ruslan''''' ( Wikipedia:Post-Soviet states commons:Союз Советских Социалистических Республик


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