(d) Near a prime corn-producing area to minimize transportation costs of raw materials
(c) Variation of language within the country
(d) A more central location was chosen .
(a) hierarchical dif fusion
(a) It is more reflective of population pressure on arable land .
(e) eliminating tariffs on goods that cross borders between member states
(a) A higher percent of the labor force is engaged in food production .
(b) increased use of fossil fuels