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# Among the reasons for the decline of New England agriculture in the la

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Among the reasons for the decline of New England agriculture in the last three decades were the high cost of land, the pressure of housing and commercial development, and basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California.

(A) basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California
(B) basing a marketing and distribution system on the imported produce of Florida and California
(C) basing a system of marketing and distribution on the import of produce from Florida and California
(D) a marketing and distribution system based on importing produce from Florida and California
(E) a marketing and distribution system importing produce from Florida and California as its base

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20 Mar 2014, 11:22
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virinchiwiwo wrote:
Among the reasons for the decline of New England agriculture in the last three decades were the high cost of land, the pressure of housing and commercial development, and basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California.

(A) basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California
(B) basing a marketing and distribution system on the imported produce of Florida and California
(C) basing a system of marketing and distribution on the import of produce from Florida and California
(D) a marketing and distribution system based on importing produce from Florida and California
(E) a marketing and distribution system importing produce from Florida and California as its base

1. noun of noun is parallel to noun.
2. noun of noun is not parallel to verb-ing
LETS SEE THE RELEVANT PARALLELISM PORTION-----THE HIGHLIGHTED PARTS ARE NOT PARALLEL.....AS PER 2. ABOVE-----
-----the high cost of land, the pressure of housing and commercial development, and basing a marketing and distribution systemon importing produce from Florida and California.
CORRECT ANS = 'D' AS PER "1" ABOVE............

(D) a marketing and distribution system based on importing produce from Florida and California......." a marketing and distribution system...." IS A NOUN ....CORRECT
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16 Jan 2019, 00:55
virinchiwiwo wrote:
Among the reasons for the decline of New England agriculture in the last three decades were the high cost of land, the pressure of housing and commercial development, and basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California.

(A) basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California
(B) basing a marketing and distribution system on the imported produce of Florida and California
(C) basing a system of marketing and distribution on the import of produce from Florida and California
(D) a marketing and distribution system based on importing produce from Florida and California
(E) a marketing and distribution system importing produce from Florida and California as its base

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