Human Geo 142 Final exam (Food Systems)

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Small scale systems (food)

Group, tribe farming, Backyard farms, Hunter/Gatherer

Example: farmers Market

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Why adopt Ag

Promote stability, Peak harvests, familiarity with an area, longer residence time.

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Homesteading

Home grown food, Backyard farms, urban gardens

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Large Box store

Walmart, jewel Osco

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subsistence farming

producing just enough to meet immediate needs.

Backyard farms, urban gardens

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Human Selection

humans began agriculture because they wanted better fruits, nuts, Animals,

Genetic mutations humans promote

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Pleistocene overkill

Intensified hunting efforts that may have killed off many species of large animals in North America such as mammoths, horses &camels; started after giant continental glaciers began to melt 15,000 years ago.

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Ag Surplus

Allows for cities, Urban systems come up, less moving, pop growth

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Occupational specialization

Become something or someone

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What did ag surplus lead to?

Feudalism (Small-scale self-contained estates controlled by lord/master)

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Carrying capacity

How many people can live in a region

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Arable Lands

Places that make a lot of food well

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Animal Centered or plant centered

Plants in arable lands, animals of arable lands

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Commercial Ag

Support self and for cash

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Extensive Subsistence Ag

Subsistence but also moving

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Intensive Subsistence Ag

Lots of concentrated effort, High yields, very nutritious foods

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Urban Subsistence Farming

Greenhouse, roof top gardens

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Great Columbian Exchange

1492 Columbus sales across the pond

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Green Revolution

Attempt to spread western ag to everywhere else.

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Imperial Economies

Roman, Byzantine, Chinese, Islamic Empires, Degree of capitalism

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Tertinary Sector

Service based

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Quaternary sector

Intellectual products

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