Chapter 10: Agriculture . 10.2 . Five Principle Features Distinguish Commercial Agriculture from Subsistence: . Purpose of farming Percentage of farmers in the labor force Use of machinery Farm size Relationship of farming to other businesses . Chapter 10.2 . Shifting Cultivation
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Purpose of farming
Percentage of farmers in the labor force
Use of machinery
Relationship of farming to other businesses
Identify two features of shifting cultivation
Commercial agriculture in tropics and subtropics esp. Latin America, Africa, Asia
Found in LDCs, owned by MDCs and sold to MDCs
Plantation= large farm that specializes in one or more crops
Sugarcane, cotton, coffee, rubber, tobacco, cocoa, bananas, tea, coconuts.
Must import workers and provide housing, food because plantations are isolated
USA history with plantations= in the south with cotton, declined after the…