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UNIT 5 TEST REVIEW. AGRICULTURE. WHAT IS AGRICULTURE. AGRICULTURE. The process of growing plants or raising animals to produce food for sustenance or sale at the marketplace. ORINGINS OF AGRICULTURE. VEGETATIVE PLANTING.

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Unit 5 test review

UNIT 5 TEST REVIEW

AGRICULTURE


What is agriculture

WHAT IS AGRICULTURE


Agriculture

AGRICULTURE

  • The process of growing plants or raising animals to produce food for sustenance or sale at the marketplace.


Oringins of agriculture

ORINGINS OF AGRICULTURE


Vegetative planting

VEGETATIVE PLANTING

  • Process of cultivating by simply cutting off a stem of another plant or by dividing roots of a plant; developed before seed agriculture.


Seed agriculture

SEED AGRICULTURE

  • Developed later than vegetative planting, this type of farming involves planting seeds rather than simply planting part of the parent plant.


Agricultural revolutions

AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTIONS


1 st agricultural revolution

1ST AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION

  • Period marked by the development of seed agriculture and the use of animals in the farming process just 12,000 years ago; also called the Neolithic Revolution.


2 nd agricultural revolution

2nd Agricultural Revolution

  • It was a precursor to the Industrial Revolution.

  • There were many new innovations in farming including the enclosure movement, the seed drill, new fertilizers, and more efficient irrigation and drainage.


Types of agriculture

TYPES OF AGRICULTURE


Subsistence farming

SUBSISTENCE FARMING

  • Growing only enough food to feed the farmer’s own families.


Subsistence agriculture

SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE

  • Shifting cultivation

  • Intensive subsistence agriculture

  • Pastoralism


Commercial farming

COMMERCIAL FARMING

  • Growing food to be sold in grocery stores and markets, not just to be eaten by the farmers themselves.


Commerical agriculture

COMMERICAL AGRICULTURE

  • Mixed crop and livestock

  • Ranching

  • Dairy farming

  • Plantation farming

  • Truck farming


Agricultural maps

AGRICULTURAL MAPS


Von th nen s model

Von Thünen’s Model


Key terms

KEY TERMS


Agribusiness

AGRIBUSINESS

  • System of food production involving everything from the development of seeds to the marketing and sale of food products at the market.


Green revolution

GREEN REVOLUTION

  • It began in the 1940’s and developed new strains of hybrid seeds and fertilizers that dramatically increased the crop output possible from each farm.


Biotechnology

BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • Using living organisms to produce or change plant or animal products


Genetic modification

GENETIC MODIFICATION

  • Form of biotechnology that uses scientific, genetic manipulation of crop and animal products to improve agricultural productivity and products.


Organic farming

Organic Farming

  • It is a type of sustainable agriculture, that is, an agricultural practice that preserves and enhances environmental quality.


The third agricultural revolution

THE THIRD AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION

Pg. 241-245 in the Test Prep Book


What is the 3 rd agricultural revolution

WHAT IS THE 3RD AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION

  • This revolution distributed mechanized farming technology and chemical fertilizers on a global level. Farming and food processing were completed at different sites.


Industrial agriculture

INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE

  • It became more for commercial farmers to harvest their crops and ship them off to food-processing sites to be packaged for marketing and distribution.

  • This has led to the globalization of farming. Often food sold in grocery stores throughout MDCs is often grown in LDCs and shipped to factories for processing and to markets in MDCs.


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