Agriculture Unit! :cow:
Variations/Types Of Agriculture:
For Less Developing Countries:
Herding of domestic animals
Animals Depend On Climate
Intensive Subsistence Agriculture
Wet Rice Dominate
Southeast China,East India,Southeast Asia
Double Cropping Is USED.
Very Little Land,No Land Is Wasted!
Densely populated East,South,and Southeast Asia.
Not Wet Rice Dominant
Climate prevents wet rice production.
Wheat,barley,some crops for cash such as cotton and tabacco
Crop Rotation Can Be Used.
In Tropical Region
Crops are rice,corn, and millet
Type of Commercial Agriculture
Large Farm that specializes in 1 or 2 crops.
Found in Tropics/Sub-Tropics
Must import workers! Like the Civil War w/ slaves
Mixed crop and livestock
Crops fed to animals.
Crops are Corn and Soybeans
in lands that border mediterranean sea
Horticulture-growing of fruits/vegatables
Olives/grapes are important
Commercial Gardening and Fruit Farming
Truck Farming- grow fruits and vegetables.
Use Technology/migrant workers
North East United States. Southeast Canada,and Northwest Europe. (Also South/East Asia.
For human Consumption
Wheat is the main crop.
Canada,Australia.Argentina,France, and The UK
commercial grazing over an extensive area.
expanded b/c demand for beef
Origin Of Agriculture
Some believed it was from the Ice Age. (Distribution)
Some Believed it was from experiments/accidents.
Before Agriculture= Hunters and Gathers
Types Of Agriculture:
Use Of Machinery
% In Labor Force
Relationship of Farming to other businesses
Commercial: For Money (Developed)
Subsistence : For Family/Farmer (Developing)
Food is highly industrialized
To factory (growth of secondary sector)
Started in Europe
Hunters/Gathers to agriculture