What happens now to agriculture in Japan?

There’s an interesting post on Alex Tiller’s Blog on Agriculture and Farming that I missed earlier. Alex asks Will Agriculture in Japan Survive?

It’s a timely question as the recent tsunami hit over 10% of rice-producing areas in Japan. As Alex points out there really isn’t a lot of room to expand agriculture because Japan is mostly mountains. Things get worse when you add the after-effects of the Fukushima meltdown. Visit Alex Tiller’s blog to read more.

Written by Alun Salt

Alun is the Producer for Botany One. It's his job to keep the server running. He's not a botanist, but started running into them on a regular basis while working on writing modules for an Interdisciplinary Science course and, later, helping teach mathematics to Biologists. His degrees are in archaeology and ancient history.

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