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    • Types of farming systems
      You should understand that there are many different types of farming system around the world
      You should have case studies of how different farm systems around the world function and vary
      You should use and apply the human and physical factors in a located context
    • Types of farming – some case studies
      You are to conduct some research into the following farming types for a short (3 minute!) presentation to the rest of the group. Your presentation should be accompanied by a hand out for everybody to use to revise from.
      The areas;
      Tropical commercial Plantation agriculture in Malaysia
      Extensive commercial pastoralism in the Pampas
      Irrigation agriculture in the Nile Valley
      Intensive subsistence farming in the Ganges Valley
      Intensive commercial mixed agriculture in the Netherlands
      For each you will need not more than 3 slides on where it is, how the farming functions as a system, and which major human and physical factors affect the systems, how it affects food supply and production. – Time allowed 25 Minutes
    • What limitations or problems are there with this map?
    • The factors affecting farming types.
      Short presentations.
      Farming types – what types are there?
      Around the world agriculture maps - For each type of farming in Waugh pages 438 to 447:
      How does it work?
      What technology is available?
      What are the major influences? – diamond ranking.
      Case study and location.
    • Odd One Out review
      Temperature, Inheritance, Slope
      Arable, Commercial, Pastoral
      Technology, Government, farm size
      Ploughing, GM crops, Nitrate fertiliser
      Lots of labour, capital intensive, extensive