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Chapter 6

Section 2

Chapter 6Section 2
domestication the process in which people grow plants and tame animals for their own use
urbanization the growth in the proportion of people living in towns and cities
world cities huge urban areas that are the most important centers of economic power and wealth
central business district (cbd) the city center dominated by large stores, offices, and bulidings
edge cities clusters of large building away from the centeral business district of a city
subsistence argiculture farming in which food is produced by a family just for its own needs
shifting cultivation a process in which farmers clear trees or brush for short-term planting before moving on to clear another area
pastoralism a type of subsistence agriculture involving herding animals
market-oriented agriculture an agricultural system in which farmers grow products to sell to consumers
agribusiness the operation of specialized commercial farms for more efficiency and profits
Created by: tennisradio37