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The paper presents findings about agrarian structure changes that have occurred in the village farmsteads on Durmitor highlands considering thesis that this area has experienced complex and strong changes. The most important characteristics of these changes relate with , aging, de-agrarian striving; and reduction of the livestock fund, land surfaces and number of homesteads.

The agrarian structure of the Durmitor area, which includes the municipalities of Žabljak, Šavnik and Plužine, is characterized by the dominant participation of individual farms focused on sheep and catlle production. The structure of agricultural land use in the examined region was defined by natural conditions and natural way of production. In the total agricultural area, natural meadows and pastures occupy over 90% of the area, and arable land and orchards occupy a small percentage of the area. The existing land structure determined livestock production as the basic production.


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STIJEPOVIĆ, Darko. AGRARIAN STRUCTURE CHANGES IN THE VILLAGE FARMSTEADS ON DURMITOR. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 68, n. 1, p. 11-21, mar. 2021. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 apr. 2021. doi:
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