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a b CSCPRC Animal Sciences Delegation (1980). Hoefer, Jacob Andrew; Tsuchitani, Patricia Jones, eds. National Academies Press. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
Agriculture is a vital industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers. China ranks first in worldwide farm output, primarily producing rice, wheat, potatoes, tomato, sorghum, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton, oilseed and soybeans. The development of farming over the course of China's history has played a key role in supporting the growth of what is now the largest population in the world.
A multipurpose animal. The use of geese in some African countries for weed control is reported by Sonaiya (1993). Smallholders in developing countries subsist mainly on the products of their own farms. Geese are particularly well suited to such systems. In China, keeping small numbers of poultry and waterfowl is common for small-scale farmers throughout the countryside.