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Agriculture Practice Test

question e answer What agricultural system is still practiced in very isolated areas with very small groups of people today? (A) Livestock ranching (B) Plantation agriculture (C) Commercial grain farming (D) Shifting cultivation (E) Hunting & gathering question e answer According to geographer Carl Sauer, where is the original agricultural hearth? (A) East Africa (B) […]

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Chapter 15: Food & Agriculture Review

question 1. Identify the major causes of malnutrition. answer not enough variety of food or not enough food question 2. Compare the environmental costs of producing different types of food. answer Plants require less land, energy and water to produce the same number of calories as meat question 3. Explain how malnutrition today is linked […]

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Chapter 10 Agriculture Review Questions

question A common difference(s) between farms in an LDC (like Pakistan) vs. farms in an MDC (like the United States) that grow the same crop is A) the amount of crop produced in a year B) the importance of the crop to the farmer C) the income derived from crops D) A and B E) […]

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AP Human Geography: Agriculture Vocab

Agribusiness Def:Farming engaged in as a large-scale business operation embracing the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products and the manufacture of farm machinery, equipment, and supplies. Ex:Monsanto Farms is a major agribusiness corporation, developing GMO foods consumed worldwide. Agriculture Def:The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming. Ex:Most […]

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Agriculture Flashcard

Agribusiness the family farm is not an isolated activity but one integrated into a large food production industry Cereal Grain grains such as oats, wheat, rye, and barley Chaff the husks that surround the rice seeds Combine a machine that performs in one operation the tasks of reaping, threshing, and cleaning Commercial Agriculture found in […]

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Agriculture Questions And Answers

Agribusiness Agribusiness-commercial agriculture characterized by integration of different steps in the food-processing industry, usually though ownership by large corporations Agriculture Agriculture-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 Cereal grain Cereal grain-a grass yielding grain for food Chaff […]

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Agriculture Unit

Exporting The movement of goods and services out of a country Importing The movement of goods and services into a country Weather Short term events, such as rain, wind, and temperature Climate Long term averages of temperature, rain, etc. Culture The set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people have in common […]

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Agriculture Vocabulary Words

question Agribusiness answer Commercial agriculture combined with characterized by integration of different steps in the food-processing industry, usually through ownership by large corporations question agricultural origin answer agricultural hearth question Agriculture answer The deliberate modification of Earth’s surface through the cultivation of plants and the rearing of animals to obtain sustenance or economic gain question […]

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AP Human Geography: Agriculture Vocabulary

question Agribusiness answer A term referring to every business involved in commercial farming in one – farms, factories, suppliers, ad agencies, processing, etc. question Agriculture answer The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land to obtain food for primary consumption by a farmer’s family or for sale off the farm question […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 4 – Agriculture

question Agriculture answer -the purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to produce food and fiber (DeBlij) -raising of animals or the growing of crops to obtain food for primary consumption by the farm family or for sale off the farm (Kap) -tilling of crops and rearing of domesticated animals to produce food, drink, […]

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AP Human Geography- Chapter 7 (Agriculture & Rural Geo)

question Agribusiness answer The set of economic and political relationships that organize food production for commercial purposes. It includes activities ranging from seed production to retailing, to consumption of agricultural products. (farm is not centerpiece of activity) -CA, TX, and FL gave birth to many agribusiness conglomerates during 1st half of 20th century, expanding to […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 10: Agriculture-Review

question What is a patch of land cleared for planting through slashing and burning is called? answer Swidden question What is the growing of fruits, vegetables, and flower called? answer Horticulture question Agricultural Revolution # what includes the Industrial Revolution? answer #2 question Agricultural Revolution # what includes the Agricultural Revolution? answer #1 question Degradation […]

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Ap Human Geography: Agriculture Test Questions

question Primary Economic Activity answer economic activity concerned with the direct extraction of natural resources from the environment– such as mining, fishing, lumbering, and especially agriculture question Secondary Economic Acticity answer Economic activity involving the proccesing of raw materials and their transformation into finished industrial products, the manufacturing sector question Tertiary Economic Activity answer economic […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 10 (Agriculture)

question Agriculture answer Art and science of producing food from the land and tending livestock for the purpose of human consumption question vegetative planting answer Reproduction of plants by direct cloning from existing plants. question seed agriculture answer Reproduction of plants through annual introduction of seeds, which result from sexual fertilization question first agricultural revolution […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 5: Agriculture

question Von Thunen’s agricultural land use model answer A model of agriculture land use that illustrates the relationship between the cost of land and transportation costs involved in getting a product to market. question Organic farming. answer The process of producing food naturally without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides , and other inputs. question […]

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AP Human Geography- Types of Agriculture- Chapter 10

question Pastoral Nomadism answer Form of subsistence agriculture based on the herding of domesticated animals. Occurs in developing countries. DRY CLIMATES! (Middle East, North Africa) (Camel, goats, sheep, cattle) question Shifting Cultivation answer Form of subsistence agriculture in which people shift activity from one field to another. Switches every few years, then left alone for […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 7: Agriculture****in progress——–ava

question Agriculture answer Farming/Modification of the earth’s surface through the cultivation of plants and rearing of animals to obtain sustenance or economic gain question Agrarian answer Used to describe a society heavily based on agriculture (associated with subsistence farming) question Key Statistics of Agriculture Today **Info Slide-If you don’t want to type in 14 facts […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 10- Agriculture

question What problem is shared by both MDC and LDC farmers? answer cost of crops question What is the most common form of agriculture practiced globally? answer mixed crop and livestock question How are commercial and subsistence agriculture different (much info on this one) ? answer Commercial agriculture is producing food for sale and subsistence […]

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AP Human Geography "Agriculture" Chapter 10

question Long lot survey answer System implemented in Quebec, Louisiana, Texas or areas of French influence, that divide the land into narrow parcels stretching back from rivers, roads, or canals question Rain forest agriculture answer Also known as slash-and-burn agriculture. This is a subsistence design and is the better way to utilize farming in the […]

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Food and Agriculture ( Holt Environmental Science)

question How can farmland become desertified? answer !. domestic animals are allowed to overgraze the land 2. too many crops are grown on the land and the land gradually loses its fertility 3. As a result of erosion, there is no fertile soil left to grow plants. question Define: arable land answer land where it […]

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Agriculture Animal Domestication First Agricultural

agriculturea large-scale farming enterprise animal domesticationthe taming of animals through generations of breeding to live in close association with humans as a pet or work animal first agricultural revolutionDating back 10,000 years, the First Agricultural Revolution achieved plant domestication and animal domestication

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