The Mayan Civilization's agriculture wasn't as advanced as in other cultures. Basic ideas such as irrigation and crop rotation weren't implemented. Some terraces were found in ancient Mayan civilizations. These terraces would facilitate farming by decreasing erosion and surface runoff.
Though the ancient Maya people wrote thousands of books, only 4 of them survived. The Maya had an advanced writing system that recorded their history for more than 800 years back, but all of their texts were burned during the Spanish conquest by.