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Unit 5 Agriculture

Unit 5 Agriculture flash cards

Define agriculture The growing of crops and animals for humans
Explain how the agricultural revolution was significant It allowed people all throughout the world to grow crops and animals, lowering the risk of starvation
Where are the major crop/livestock hearths located Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southwest Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia
What are the differences between subsistence and commercial farming Subsistence farming was mostly the farmer and the families consumption, they had less technology, and they had smaller farms, but commercial farming was for selling purposes, and they had much more technology, and much bigger farms
Why does agriculture vary in developed and developing countires Developed countries usually have tried several ways of farming, and have found many effective ways that involve technology, but developing countries do not have access to this technology, and are still finding new ways of easier farming
What big change happened in the second agriculture revolution and what time period was it during Technology started to become more advance, better transportation, better farming equipment, and better preservation methods, this period took up most of the 1800s
How does culture, wealth, and climate influence how agriculture is conducted and spread throughout the world Wealth could determine whether a farm was subsistence or commercial, culture could select what foods were the norm and which were abnormal, and climate would effect what foods grew in that area and what foods they consumed
What are the five major types of agriculture in developing regions Pastoral nomadism, intensive subsistence (rice), intensive subsistence (other crops), shifting cultivation, and plantation
What are the six major types of agriculture in developed regions Mixed crop and livestock, dairy farming, commercial farming and fruit farming, grain farming, Mediterranean agriculture, and livestock ranching
Created by: eren.jenkins17