The access to inputs and services determines to a large degree the possibilities of agricultural development in a country or area. With good access to, for example, cheap fertilizers, good seeds, bank credit, and the results of agricultural research, a farmer has a greater chance of increasing the farm's profitability. A good example is the Green Revolution in Asia. When farmers in that part of the world got access to high-yield varieties of rice and wheat, the production of these crops increased enormously.
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