Flashcards in Gio Deck (20)
The patterns of temperature and precipitation which control or determine what may grow in an area.
Farming on large amounts of land with limited labour and capital.
Farming a relatively small amount of land with large amount of labour and capital.
A term for plants and animals that have had their genetic blue prints altered by the work of technicians in a genetic laboratory.
G - Genetically
M - Modified
O - Organism
The temporary situation in which a country does not have enough food to feed it's population.
A condition in which health is damaged by an unbalanced diet.
This minor Irish Rockstar from the 1980s organized the first Live Aid concert to raise funds to feed hungry people in response to Ethiopia's famine.
Growing crops and raising anime for sale in local and world markets.
The adaptation of technology in farming and other industry is know as this.
An extreme form of hunger in which people suffer from a serious or total lack of energy and essential vitamins and mineral.
Growing crops and raising livestock to meet immediate needs for families.
The purposeful reproduction of only the best examples of our crops and animals.
A word used to describe agriculture activity, which focuses on small amounts of land, large capital and labour investments, and bigger return per hectare.
Across the genes
A word, which describes farming with large amounts of land, less capital expenses, less capital expense, less manual labour, but perhaps some use if mechanization.
Co-ops, or private or public companies growing food for profit.
Chemicals to help promote the growth of plants.
Chemicals designed to rid a crop of unwanted insects
Growing good for the business of selling it.