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A survey was conducted from March 1992 to May 1993 in Dera Ismail Khan District of Pakistan to investigate the patterns of energy use in crop production from different sources, namely human labor, bullocks, electric motors, diesel engines and tractors. Application of fertilizers and chemicals and...
This paper focuses on the relevance of animal power in a farming system rather than on the importance of animal power itself. It is hypothesised that soil and terrain characteristics will be the main factors determining the relevance of animal power for land cultivation in upland areas. As a case...