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Unit 5 Agriculture

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The process of growing crops and / or raising animals for human use. Agriculture
The time in which humans began deliberately growing crops and raising animals for their own use. Agricultural revolution
Planting, caring for, and growing plants. Cultivation
Genetically altering a plant or animal species through selective breeding. Domestication
What crops have the hearth Latin America? Potato, sweet potato, maize, lima bean, cassava, pepper, and squash
What crops have the hearth East Asia? Soybean and rice
What crops have the hearth Southwest Asia? Barley and wheat
What crops have the hearth Sub - Saharan Africa? Yam, cowpea, sorghum, and African rice
What crops have the hearth Southeast Asia? Coconut, mango, and taro
What was the key change in the second agricultural revolution? Usage of machinery
What type of agriculture in developed regions includes integration of crop farming and livestock raising? Mixed crop and livestock
What type of agriculture in developed regions revolves around milk? Dairy farming
What type of agriculture in developed regions is about farming fruits and vegetables (also called truck farming)? Commercial gardening and fruit farming
What type of agriculture in developed regions predominately grows crops for human consumption? Grain farming
What type of agriculture in developed regions revolves around the landscape and climate (mostly grows grapes and olives)? Mediterranean agriculture
What type of agriculture in developed regions revolves around commercial grazing of livestock over a large area? Livestock ranching
What type of agriculture in developing regions is a form of subsistence agriculture based on the herding of domesticated animals? Pastoral nomadism
What type of agriculture in developing regions is a form of subsistence agriculture in which people shift activity from one field to another? Shifting cultivation
What type of agriculture in developing regions revolves around rice farming? Intensive subsistence, rice
What type of agriculture in developing regions is intensive and does not grow rice? Intensive subsistence, other crops (lol told you it wasn't rice)
What type of agriculture in developing regions is a large commercial farm that specializes in one or two crops? Plantation
A famous agricultural economist who said that as the population grows, farmers are going to have to adopt new, and more intensive, ways of farming. Ester Bosrup
Scientists in modern countries who started to work with hybrid breeding and chemicals to make it easier to farm and have more product. Green revolution
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