Table of Contents

Introduction: climate and agriculture in Russia.
The availability and reliability of statistical agricultural data for Russia.
The pre-revolutionary period (before 1916).
The post-revolutionary decade (1917-28).
The Stalin era (1929-53).
The post-Stalin period (after 1953).
Summary.
The pre-revolutionary period (1900-16): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.
The post-revolutionary period (1917-28): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.
The collectivization of Soviet agriculture (1929-40): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.
The post-war recovery period (1945-54): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.
The virgin lands campaign (1955-64): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.
Period of intensification of the Soviet agriculture (1965-75): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.
Period of stagnation of the Soviet agriculture (1976-90): Major developments in agriculture.
Weather variations and agricultural production.
Food problems.
Summary.