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- ISBN: 9780415667685 | 0415667682
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 11/21/2011
A comprehensive and unique data source on Brazilian agriculture, this annually published volume covers all economical aspects of the industry in fine detail. It represents the dynamics of the sector, dimensions of the activities involved, and their profitability. Providing data on crop areas, production costs, supply and demand in the world in Brazil and the markets involved, it offers an exclusive overview of the status of the agriculture sector, including outlooks for the major sectors, such as biofuel production, and for land prices, by area and by potential use.In addition to the relevant general aspects, detailed data on the production, harvest areas, supply and demand statistics, consumption, import and export, production costs and pricing of the 35 most important crops are included: apple, avocado, banana, beans, canola, orange, lime, tangerine, cocoa beans, coconut, coffee, corn, cotton, forestry, garlic, grape, guava, mango, melon, onion, palm, papaya, passion fruit, peanuts, pineapple, potato, rice, rubber, soybean, sorghum, sugarcane, sunflower, tomato, watermelon, wheat.Compiled with greatest care, this objective data source will serve s a strategic planning instrument for researchers and professionals in agriculture, medium-sized to large-scale farming, land development, consultancy and the investment sector.