Agriculture

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Agriculture

  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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