Sec 2 Exp - High Tech Farming And Plantation Agriculture

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Sec 2 Exp - High Tech Farming And Plantation Agriculture

  1. 1. Workbook Pg 37 & 38 Pg 39 to 42
  2. 2. High tech Farming
  3. 3. 3 aspects <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Inputs </li></ul><ul><li>Produce </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why grow crops? <ul><li>Earn money (profit motivated) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to feed more people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in demand of food </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why Singapore need to grow its own food? <ul><li>Overcome the shortage of land for farming. </li></ul><ul><li>Security reason </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If war breakout, Singapore will still have food. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not want to be over dependent on other countries for food. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Singapore’s case study <ul><li>Aeroponics </li></ul><ul><li>Hydroponics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hydroponics
  8. 13. <ul><li>Plants supported by Styrofoam </li></ul>
  9. 14. <ul><li>Roots are submerge in chemical solution </li></ul>
  10. 18. Aeroponics
  11. 21. Input <ul><li>Land </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small plot of land needed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Capital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Latest technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farm chemical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>fertilizer, insecticide, pesticide etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Labour </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly skilled labour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small number (fully mechanized) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 22. Produce <ul><li>High output per unit area as compare to traditional farming </li></ul><ul><li>Other high-tech farming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fruits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dairy product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eggs </li></ul></ul>
  13. 23. Plantation agriculture <ul><li>A form of commercial farming where crops are grown for sale. </li></ul><ul><li>Large areas of land are needed for this type of agriculture. </li></ul>
  14. 24. Oil palm
  15. 27. Tea
  16. 28. Purpose <ul><li>Plantation agriculture is a form commercial farming where crops are grown for sale. </li></ul><ul><li>Some crops are sold as raw material to manufacturing industries. </li></ul>
  17. 29. Inputs <ul><li>Land </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge and large piece of land </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Labour </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large number of workers are employed to take care of the big farm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Capital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large amount of money is invested in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fertilizers & pesticides </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Machineries </li></ul></ul></ul>

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