[Title:] Agrarian Economy and Rural Development - Realities and Perspectives for Romania. International Symposium. 10th Edition [Publisher:] The Research Institute for Agricultural Economy and Rural Development (ICEADR) [Place:] Bucharest [Year:] 2019 [Pages:] 50-57
This paper brings back to the specialized research circuit, as well as to the political decision makers' attention the zoning work of agricultural production by counties, namely over the period 1980-1985-1990. The author considers it the most important research work carried out by the Institute of Agricultural Economics within the Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences. In the paper are established, according to the territorial profile at the county level, the following: the area of agricultural land by uses, the quality of the land expressed by the natural bonitation grades, their enhancement taking into account the qualitative evolution of the production technologies, the assurance of the main factors of production, but especially the realization in stages of land reclamation works. The following are also established: the geographical space of each crop or species of animals, the average yields per hectare and per head of livestock. The synthesis consists of a number of 20 macro zones hierarchized according to importance: national, county, specialized areas. The paper includes numerous tables and maps. It is similar to works from almost every country in the world. It is drawn up in agreement with the political decision makers, being an event which seems unique in the economic history of Romania.