Monthly Archives: February 2008


A climograph is a graphical depiction of the monthly precipitation and temperature conditions for a selected place. Precipitation is shown by the bar graph. A line graph depicting temperature. One form of representation uses an overlapped combination of a bar and line chart used … Continue reading

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In statistics, a histogram is a graphical display of tabulated frequencies. A histogram is the graphical version of a table that shows what proportion of cases fall into each of several or many specified categories. The histogram differs from a … Continue reading

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Cactus: an unlikely fodder solution?

Unlike its spiky cousins, the prickly pear cactus Opuntia ficus-indica is spineless and offers several benefits to both man and livestock. Although it originated in the deserts of Central and North America, this particular species of cactus has long been … Continue reading

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Origin of Agriculture

Agriculture was developed at least 10,000 years ago, and it has undergone significant developments since the time of the earliest cultivation. Evidence points to the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East as the site of the earliest planned sowing and harvesting … Continue reading

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