Volume 3 - No 5 - Special Edition: Technological Innovation
CHARACTERIZATION OF CROP PRODUCTION (BEANS, CORN, CASSAVA, CASTOR BEAN, SISAL) AND LIVESTOCK (CATTLE, GOAT AND SHEEP) IN THE TERRITORY OF SISAL (BAHIA)
The territory of Sisal, located in semiarid region in Bahia, known for its high production of sisal, resulting from the high adaptability of this culture and the importance of family agriculture (96.6%) in relation to the employer. Depending on the low diversity edaphoclimatic there are serious limitations on agricultural diversification. However, some municipalities stand out alone in the production of specific cultures and/or creations. This research aimed to characterize the production of crops of beans, corn, cassava, castor oil, and livestock (cattle, goats and sheep), of territory of Sisal, create documents based on indicators for institutions of development and research can better understand the local realities and so prioritize, with more effectiveness, the relevance and the urgency in the research actions into this Territory . Descriptive statistics was used to summarize the set of values, allowing a global view of the data. Data were collected between the period 1990 and 2010 from federal and state government institutions. The production per head of cattle in Tucano, the goats and sheep in Monte Santo.
PaperID: p 056-061
Author's Name: Alexandre Cardoso Tommasi, Luciano Alves de Jesus Júnior, Antonio Martins de Oliveira Júnior and Carlos Roberto Martins
Volume: Volume 3
Issues: No 5 - Special Edition: Technological Innovation
Keywords: Semi-Arid; territory of Sisal; Descriptive statistics