SCIENTIA GEOGRAPHICA SINICA ›› 2007, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (2): 167-172.doi: 10.13249/j.cnki.sgs.2007.02.167

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Sustainability Assessment of Maize Industry Development in Jilin Province

LONG Zhen-Yong1,2, TANG Jie2, CAO Meng1   

  1. 1. The Appraisal Center of Environmental Engineering of Jilin Province, Changchun, Jilin 130062;
    2. College of Environment and Resource of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130026
  • Received:2006-03-26 Revised:2006-08-19 Online:2007-03-20 Published:2007-03-20

Abstract: The maize industry of Jilin Province has a wide prospects relying on maize resources and the preferable location factor.Based on spatial analysis theory,as a means of Geographic Information System,the indexes for sustainability assessment of the maize industries development are constructed from maize producing and maize processing.The sustainability of the maize industry is analyzed in Jilin Province.The sustainable development status in quo and planning of the maize industries are assessed scientifically.In conclusion,Changchun City is the super-region for developing the maize industry.Jilin City,Siping City,Gongzhuling county,Lishu City,Nong′an County,Fuyu County is the favorable region for developing the maize industry.Songyuan City,Qianguo County,Dehui County,Yushu County,Liaoyuan County,Dongfeng County is the common region for developing the maize industry.Da’an town,Qi’an county,Changling county,Shulan town,Yongji county,Shuangliao town is the poor region for developing the maize industry.

Key words: Jilin Province, maize industry, sustainability, assessment

CLC Number: 

  • F319.9