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Okoljska in razvojna vloga kmetijstva v Mestni občini Ljubljana = The environmental and developmental role of agriculture in municipality of Ljubljana

Author(s): Barbara Lampič

Journal: Dela
ISSN 0354-0596

Issue: 28;
Start page: 359;
Date: 2007;
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Keywords: agriculture | natural resources | land use | agriculture and farms characteristics | energy inputs | agriculture burdening | perspectives in agriculture | Municipality of Ljubljana

The article deals with the results of a survey concerning the evaluation of agriculture andits environmental role. Special emphasis is placed on the extent and types of agricultureburdening, as well as perspectives in agriculture in the greater Ljubljana area. The diversityof landscape in municipality has significant influence on the orientation and functions ofagriculture, and on the present and future land use. Over the last decade, there has been asignificant decline in the number of active farms, although the trend is gradually slowingdown. It is anticipated that the number of the currently 600 active farms will decrease by afurther 20 - 30%, and their structure and size will also change.
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