By Agricultural Sector Symposium 1993 (World Bank), Jitendra P. Srivastava, Harold Alderman, World Bank
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Data from China's National Network of Chemical Fertilizer Experiments revealed that on the basis of field trials conducted during 1981-83, 74 percent of China's cultivated land was deficient in phosphate (available P less than 10 ppm), about 40 percent was severely deficient in P (available P less than 5 ppm), and about 23 percent was deficient in potash (available K less than 70 ppm). This scenario of imbalance is, outside of the large alluvial plains and deltas, typical of most developing countries, and is one of the reasons for stagnating yields, poor quality crops, increasing incidences of certain diseases, and soil degradation.
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2. Brundtland Commission (World Commission on Environment and Development, Jim MacNeil, principal architect and chief author), Our Common Future (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987), 43. 3. Frank Ackerman, "The Natural Interest Rate of the Forest: Macroeconomic Requirements for Sustainable Development" (Unpublished manuscript, April 22, 1992), cited in Neva Goodwin, "On a Period of Global Transitions: Issues of Sustainable Development" (Paper presented at the Roundtable on Global Change, United Nations Development Programme, Development Study Programme, 1992).