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The vagaries of grain production and supply are not easy to explain. The fertility or productive capacity of the land does not present itself as a static quantity. ) of wheat (Stavrinidis 1979:151; 1988: 169)? The drastic fluctuations in the Triantafyllidou-Baladie grain supply cannot be explained in terms of agricultural policy alone. The Ottoman authorities clearly intended to ensure a regular supply of grain for administrative and military units, and for the city populations, and this was a reasonable goal, given the fertility of Crete.

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