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AP Human Chpt 10
|Commercial agriculture characterized by the integration of different steps in the food-processing industry, usually through ownership by large corporations.
|The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface through the cultivation of crops and the raising of livestock for sustenance or economic gain.
|A grass yielding grain for food.
|Husks of grain separated from the seed by threshing.
|A machine that reaps, threshes and cleans grain while moving over a field.
|Agriculture undertaken primarily to generate products for sale off the farm.
|Grain of fruit gathered form a field as a harvest during a particular season.
|The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to crop each year, to avoid exhausting the soil.
|Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily because of human actions like excessive cop planting, animal grazing and tree cutting.
|Harvesting twice a year from the same field.
|Seed of a cereal grass.
|Rapid diffusion of new agricultural technology, especially new high-yield seeds and fertilizers.
|The growing of fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
|Intensive Subsistence Agriculture
|A form of subsistence agriculture in which farmers must expend a relatively large amount of effort to produce the maximum feasible yield from a parcel of land.
|The area surrounding a city from which milk is supplied.
|A form of subsistence agriculture based on herding domesticated animals.
|Grass or other plants grown for feeding grazing animals, as well as land used for grazing.
|A large farm in tropical and subtropical climates that specializes int he production of one or two crops for sale, usually to a more developed country.
|A form of commercial agriculture in which livestock graze over an extensive area.
|System of planting crops on ridge tops in order to reduce farm production costs and promote greater soil conservation.
|Reproduction of plants through annual introduction of seeds, which result from sexual fertilization.
|A form of subsistence agriculture in which people shift activity from one field to another.
|Slash and Burn Agriculture
|When fields are cleared by slashing the vegetation and burning the debris.
|Wheat planted in the spring and harvested in the late summer.
|Agriculture designed primarily to provide food for direct consumption by the farmer and the farmer's family.
|Farming methods that preserve long-term productivity of the land and minimize pollution.
|Commercial gardening and fruit farming.
|Reproduction of plants by direct cloning from existing plants.
|Rice planted on dry land in a nursery and then moved to a deliberately flooded field to promote growth.
|Wheat planted in the fall and harvested in the early summer.