Where Do We Get Our Food

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by Ritz20
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Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Environmental Studies
Grade:
9,10,11,12

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Where Do We Get Our Food

Ch.10 How do we get our food?

Green Revolution

Genetically modified to have more nutrients

Genetically modified to resist diseaseand pests

Organic Farming

A great increase in production of food. It resulted in large part from the introductionof new, high-yielding varieties, beginning in the mid-20th century. Developing nations began applying large amounts of synthetic fertilizers and chemical pesticides on their fields.

To be sustainable, agriculture must satisfy human food and fiber needs, enhance environmental quality biodiversity and the natural resource base on which agriculture depends;make the most efficient use of non-renewable and on-farm resources;be economically able tpo work in the long term;enhance quality of life for farmers and society as a whole.

Aquaculture

Raising of aquatic organisms for food in controlled environments

Aquaculture involves a wide diversity of marine and freshwater organisms

GMO

-Pesticides-Pull Out Weeds-Bacillus Thuringiensis(Bt)-Integrated Pest Managenent (IPM)-Herbicides-Insecticeides-Biocontrol-Fungicides

Pest Control

Sustainable Agriculture


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