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Flashcards in Food Security Deck (10):
1

What are the 6 biological factors that effect food security

Increasing birthrate
Changing diets
New pests and pathogens
Environmental changes
Cost of agricultural inputs
Conflicts affecting food availability

2

What is food security

Having enough food for the population

3

What is famine caused by

Droughts
New pests and pathogens

4

What is factory/intensive farming

Increasing the yields at the cost of biodiversity

5

What is organic farming

Using natural fertilisers and pesticides

6

Name a species that is over exploited

Cod

7

Where do micro proteins come from

Fungus and grown aerobically

8

What is monoculture

Growing a singular crop constant

9

What is the opposite of monoculture

Crop rotation

10

What are the 4 intense farming techniques

Fertilisers
Herbicides
Pesticides
Antibiotics