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State two factors that promoted large-scale farming in Britain during the Agrarian Revolution.

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  1. Invention of machines for extensive farming
  2. Discovery of fertilizers which led to high yields
  3. Discovery of pesticides and fungicides facilitated control of diseases
  4. Improvement of transport especially the railway
  5. Discovery of canning and refrigeration
  6. High demand of food by the increasing urban population
  7. Demand for agricultural and industrial raw materials
  8. Reclamation of wastelands giving rise to more arable land
  9. Development of new breeds of crops through research
  10. Migration of people to towns created room for plantation farming in rural areas.
  11. The enclosure system pushed people out of the rural areas thus creating room for plantation farming.
  12. Abolition of fallows ensured no loss of production.
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