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<ul><li>What type of agricultural activity is depicted in each of the slides? </li></ul>
Cattle Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? Intensive vs extensive land use? Commercial vs. subsistence? Sedentary vs. n...
Wheat Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? Intensive vs extensive land use? Commercial vs. subsistence? Sedentary vs. no...
Rice Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? Intensive vs extensive land use? Commercial vs. subsistence? Sedentary vs. nom...
Bananas <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><l...
Vegetables <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul...
Fishing <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><l...
Pigs <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><li>C...
The Von Thünen Model
 
… applying von Thunen’s basic assumptions … von Thunen’s model with Variations in climate factored  in--the north is colde...
Market gardens are close to urban centers.
 
 
 
 
 
Agricultural landscape <ul><li>In the Eastern Hemisphere fragmented farms are the rule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Farmers live ...
 
Agricultural landscape <ul><li>Long-lot farms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A landholding consisting of a long, narrow unit-block ...
 
 
The township and range system imposed a rectangular grid on the landscape.
 
 
 
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  1. 1. <ul><li>What type of agricultural activity is depicted in each of the slides? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Cattle Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? Intensive vs extensive land use? Commercial vs. subsistence? Sedentary vs. nomadic? Irrigated vs non-irrigated?
  3. 3. Wheat Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? Intensive vs extensive land use? Commercial vs. subsistence? Sedentary vs. nomadic? Irrigated vs non-irrigated?
  4. 4. Rice Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? Intensive vs extensive land use? Commercial vs. subsistence? Sedentary vs. nomadic? Irrigated vs non-irrigated?
  5. 5. Bananas <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial vs. subsistence? </li></ul><ul><li>Sedentary vs. nomadic? </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigated vs non-irrigated? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Vegetables <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial vs. subsistence? </li></ul><ul><li>Sedentary vs. nomadic? </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigated vs non-irrigated? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fishing <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial vs. subsistence? </li></ul><ul><li>Sedentary vs. nomadic? </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigated vs non-irrigated? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pigs <ul><li>Labor intensive vs. capital intensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive vs extensive land use? </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial vs. subsistence? </li></ul><ul><li>Sedentary vs. nomadic? </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigated vs non-irrigated? </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Von Thünen Model
  10. 11. … applying von Thunen’s basic assumptions … von Thunen’s model with Variations in climate factored in--the north is colder than the South.
  11. 12. Market gardens are close to urban centers.
  12. 18. Agricultural landscape <ul><li>In the Eastern Hemisphere fragmented farms are the rule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Farmers live in farm villages or hamlets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fields are situated at varying distances and directions from the settlement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One farm can consist of one hundred or more separate parcels of land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Asia and southern Europe individual plots may be roughly rectangular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrow strips are most common in Western and central Europe </li></ul></ul>
  13. 20. Agricultural landscape <ul><li>Long-lot farms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A landholding consisting of a long, narrow unit-block stretching back from a road, river, or canal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typical in the Canadian maritimes, parts of Quebec, and parts of Texas. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 23. The township and range system imposed a rectangular grid on the landscape.
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