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Agricultural Geography. Cultural Geography C.J. Cox. Chapter 9 Overview. Agricultural Geography Agricultural Hearth Areas Physical and Cultural Factors Influencing Agricultural Production Subsistence vs Commercial Agriculture Agricultural Trends.

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agricultural geography

Agricultural Geography

Cultural Geography

C.J. Cox

chapter 9 overview
Chapter 9 Overview
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Agricultural Hearth Areas
  • Physical and Cultural Factors Influencing Agricultural Production
  • Subsistence vs Commercial Agriculture
  • Agricultural Trends
geographer s perspective of world agriculture
Geographer’s Perspective of World Agriculture
  • Geographers are interested in the patterns and distribution of agriculture in the world today.
    • What are the patterns of agriculture worldwide?
    • Why are agricultural areas distributed in the manner that they are?
agriculture
Agriculture
  • Agri - Latin for field
  • culture - to cultivate
  • The expanded definition of Agriculture includes the cultivation of plants and animals
  • The goal of agriculture is produce sufficient food supplies
physical factors
Physical Factors
  • Land/Soil (fertility)
  • Water (precipitation & rivers)
  • Sun ( temperature, evaporation rates)
  • Climate
cultural factors
Cultural Factors
  • Population Distribution
  • Diet of population
      • calorie supply, protein, health
  • Living Material
      • clothes, houses
  • Lifestyle/Cultural Tradition
      • nomadic, sedentary/rain dances
  • Economics
      • cash crops with greatest profit ie. viticulture
  • Government/Political Policies
      • Argentina wheat, Japan rice
agricultural hearth areas
Agricultural Hearth Areas
  • Indus River in Pakistan
  • Mesopotamia in Iraq
  • Huang Ho in China
  • Nile River in Egypt
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Vegetative Planting

Southeast Asia

West Africa

Northwestern South America

Seed Agriculture

western India

northern China

Ethiopia

Southern Mexico

northwestern South America

Agricultural Hearth Areas
forms of agriculture
Subsistence

produced for consumption

work by hand

most people work

shifting agriculture

nomadic herding

rice (intensive subsistence)

plantation agriculture

Commercial

produced for market

mechanized

few laborers

livestock & ranching

horticulture

dairy farming

mixed crop

grain

medditeranean

Forms of Agriculture
agricultural trends
Agricultural Trends
  • Hand Labor Mechanization
  • Small Plots Large corporately owned holdings
  • No fertilizers natural fertilizers chemical fertilizers
  • Natural Seed Production Hybrid Seeds
  • Farm to family Farm to processing to supermarkets
  • Nature controlled water man controlled water
chapter 9 overview29
Chapter 9 Overview
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Agricultural Hearth Areas
  • Physical and Cultural Factors Influencing Agricultural Production
  • Subsistence vs Commercial Agriculture
  • Agricultural Trends
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Agricultural Geography

Cultural Geography

C.J. Cox