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Unit 5

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Unit 5
Agriculture

Matching Answers
149. Terracing, Mediterranean agriculture, pastoralism.
B. Greece
150. Terracing. Shifting agriculture.
D. Peru
151. Arid climate, irrigation, little pork production, pastoralism.
F. Turkey
152. Wheat, little pork production, pastoralism
A. Egypt
153. Factory Farms, large Pork Production.
G. USA
154. Wheat, Mediterranean agriculture.
C. Italy
155. Maize, irrigation.
E. Mexico
The Once that does not belong
156.

B.
Increases in the agriculture workforce.
157.

A.
Plantation and farming.
158. B.
Regionalized cuisine.
159.

C.
High food prices.
160.

D.
Sharecropping.
161.

B.
Coffee.
162.

C.
Milwaukee 1900.
163.

C.
Gender-based division of labor.
164. C.
Hawiians- Wigwams
165.

E.
Commercial Agriculture.
166.

D.
Use of pesticide resistant seeds.
167. C.
Hunting and Gathering.
What is a milkshed and why is it so important?
Milkshed
- An area surrounding the city from which milk is supplied.

The milkshed is important because milk is quick to spoil, so it must be located close to the market in order to give the markets fresh milk.
169.
Isolated farmsteads in the United States evolved as a result of all of the following except?
A. Political stability
Other Questions
171.
With respect to the relationship between culture, religion, and the physical environment...
C. religion is no longer an important sorce of identification for a distinct cultural group.
Matching
149. Terracing, Mediterranean agriculture, pastoralism
150. Terracing. Shifting agriculture.
151. Arid climate, irrigation, little pork production, pastoralism.
152. Wheat, little pork production, pastoralism
153. Factory Farms, large Pork Production.
154. Wheat, Mediterranean agriculture
155. Maize, irrigation.
170.
Grain raised in the United States is used today primarily as
C. Livestock feed.

Other Questions
172.
A common difference(s) between farms in LDC (like Pakistan) vs. farms in an MDC (like the US) that gow the same crop is
C. The income derived from the crop.
Remember!
Von Thunen
Von Thunen's model focused on the importance of proximity to the market and
transport costs.
Branched out in a series of rings.
The Ring 1 is where the city is located.
The Ring produces Milk and fresh produce that would spoil quickly.
Ring 3 deals with forest resources and timber that will eventually be used for fuel. - perishable.
Ring 4 consists of fields of grain. grains can be located farther from the market due to the fact that they do not spoil as quickly.
Ring 5 is Ranching because animals are self transporting so transport costs are low.
The last ring is unpreoccupied wilderness because it is too far away from the market to be productive.
The Green Revolution
The GR introduced 2 new practices- the introduction of higher yeilding seeds and the increased use of fertilizers.
The GR is responsible for the increase in food production.
Dr. Norman(A&M) helped create the miracle rice seed.
Mixed Crop and Livestock
Integrates crops and livestock. (duh)
Most of the crops are fed to the animals, which in turn help make fertilizer for the crops.
Gets most of it's income from animal products.
Permits the farmers to distribute the workload more evenly.
Reduces seasonal variations in income.
Mediterranean agriculture
Exists primarily on lands that border the Mediterranean Sea in southern Europe. Though it exists in California, Chile and Southeastern Africa and Australia.
Every one of these areas share a similar physical environment. They border a sea and most are of the west side of the continent.
Land is very hilly.
Crops are grown for human consuption
Two of the most important cash crops are olives and grapes.
1/2 the land is devoted to growing cereals.
Animal products are not used as much to gain income.
Types of Subsitance and Commercial Agriculture.
Commercial: Production of food primarily for sale off the farm.
Plantation Farming.
Subsistence Agriculture: Production of food primarily made for direct consumption by the people growing it.
Intensive Subsistence
Shifting Cultivation (Slash/Burn)
Pastoral Nomadism
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