Ch 26: Agriculture & Food Science Basics

About This Chapter

If you need to study the basics of agriculture and food science for an upcoming exam or assignment, check out this mobile-friendly chapter. The chapter includes short lessons and interactive quizzes that can be studied any time that's convenient.

Agriculture & Food Science Basics - Chapter Summary

Review the fundamentals of agriculture and food science with this useful study guide chapter. Inside, you'll find short video lessons that examine the basics of biotechnology, the history of agricultural societies and several genetic engineering issues. When you're finished working through the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the distinguishing features of agricultural societies
  • Explain the benefits of genetic engineering
  • Summarize the history of biotechnology

Each lesson comes with a short self-assessment quiz, and the chapter concludes with a multiple-choice exam. The lessons also include printable word-for-word transcripts that highlight important agriculture and food science vocabulary. Work through the chapter at your own pace, and use any computer or mobile device to study.

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