Farming in Japan

441 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
441
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
8
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Farming in Japan

  1. 1. Farming in Japan
  2. 2. Key ideas. <ul><li>Competition for space – only 1/5 th of Japan has land suitable for farming. </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of workers – other industries more appealing. </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure from other countries – cheaper food from other countries . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Labour Intensive <ul><li>Farming is very labour intensive, almost all work needed to be done involves labour E.g. Digging, ploughing e.t.c </li></ul><ul><li>People don’t want to spend all day digging up ground. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology <ul><li>Due to the lack of free land, specific machines and equipment have been developed to help make farming more efficient. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Small scale machinery <ul><li>Down sized farm vehicles have been made to work better in the fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Easier to use and operate, work more efficiently than a big machine in the given environment. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Hydroponics <ul><li>Vegetables grown without soil – efficient and very quick. </li></ul><ul><li>Very efficient – up to 600 lettuces can be grown in 24 hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Light, food and water controlled- specific amounts let in to the plants to grow them optimally. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mind Map <ul><li>Draw a mind map on how you think Japanese farming has changed in the last 100 years. </li></ul><ul><li>You have 10 minutes to complete this. </li></ul><ul><li>Use pages 118-119 to help you. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Task <ul><li>Answer questions 1 & 3 on page 119 </li></ul>
  9. 9. IL <ul><li>Create a case study on how farming has changed in a country of your choice. Include some techniques used and how they benefit the country. </li></ul>

×