TROPICAL GEOGRAPHY ›› 1993, Vol. 13 ›› Issue (4): 320-326.

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THE AGRICULTURAL PRODUTION AND ITS TRENDS OF SPECIALIZATION AND REGIONALIATION IN SOUTH CHINA

Kuang Chan-juan   

  1. Institute of Agricultural Regionalization, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, 100081
  • Received:1993-04-01 Online:1993-10-30 Published:1993-10-30

Abstract:

South China is rich in tropical and subtropical agricultural resources,eight kinds of agricultural products have important position in the country. In recent years agricultural commodity production is developing rapidly. The background of agricultural production and productive potentialities in the four provinces of South China are described in this paper. The ways of improvement are:to transform low-yielding croplands,low-yielding garden and low-yielding waters;to open up barren lands,barren hills and barren waters; to develop the technology of high-yield,high-quality and high-benefit agriculture;to raise multiple crop index properly. The trends of agrieulturzl specialization and regionaiization are developing fruits, sugarcane,rubber,rice and tea planting,fishery,animal husbandry,and sericulture according to local conditions. To meet the demands of reform and opening to the outside world in China,the arthor suggests to raise the level of agricultural modernization in an all-ound way,to develop sugarcane plantation and sugar refinery,to develop maizezones to distribute agricultural production rationsliy,to develop agricultural commodity production,and to establism and strengthen agicultural social service system. By the year of 2000 South China will be more than self-sufficient in main agricultural products and can also meet partial needs of domestic and overseas markets.

Key words: South China, Agriculture, Productive potentialities, Specialization , Regionalization