Flashcards - Agricultural History & Types

Flashcards - Agricultural History & Types
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cash crops
A cash crop is an agricultural crop which is grown for sale to return a profit
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agribusiness
Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production
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industrialized agriculture
Intensive farming or intensive agriculture also known as industrial agriculture is characterized by a low fallow ratio and higher use of inputs such as capital and labour per unit land area
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agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance human life
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agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance human life
industrialized agriculture
Intensive farming or intensive agriculture also known as industrial agriculture is characterized by a low fallow ratio and higher use of inputs such as capital and labour per unit land area
agribusiness
Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production
cash crops
A cash crop is an agricultural crop which is grown for sale to return a profit
Tamed animals
A tame animal is an animal that is relatively tolerant of human presence
monocultures
Monoculture is the agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop, plant, or livestock species, variety, or breed in a field or farming system at a time
traditional subsistence agriculture
Subsistence agriculture is self-sufficiency farming in which the farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves and their families
population density
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density

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