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AP Geography-de blij ch 11
|What is a primary economic activities?
|The resource extractive products from agriculture, fishing, hunting and gathering, or mining.
|What is a secondary economic activity?
|Those activities that take a primary activity and change it into something else. I.E. manufacture it.
|What is a tertiary economic activity?
|A service activity that connects commerce and trade. Producers can find consumers.
|What is quaternary activity?
|Economic activities concerned with information flow.
|What is a quinary activity?
|Research and higher education activities.
|The planned selection and improvement of plants that will benefit human and animal consumption.
|Crops reproduced from roots or cuttings
|Cultivation by plant seeds that required a more complex process of planning
|First Agriculture Revolution
|Thought to begin in the region known as the Fertile Crescent around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in present day Iraq.
|Animals kept for protection or pets as people became sedentary. Animals were selected for traits that were beneficial for human use. Occurred after plant domestication.
|Growing enough food for survival. Land use is characterized by the "commons."
|Tropical or subtropical agriculture where land is abandoned after becoming infertile.
|Slash and Burn Agriculture
|Slashing down vegetation and then a controlled use of fire to burn and quickly return nutrients to the soil. A shifting agriculture process.