Vocabulary Unit 5_G&H

María  Peinado Toledo
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3º de ESO Geografía Flashcards on Vocabulary Unit 5_G&H, created by María Peinado Toledo on 02/01/2017.

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Subsistence agriculture Farming whose products are intended to provide for the basic needs of the farmer, with little surplus for marketing.
Commercial agriculture The producer is farming with intent to sell some or even all of his/her production.
FAO Agency created to stop hunger
Agriculture poverty The consequence of lack of arable land, the lack of water for irrigation and the speculation of crop prices
Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable way based on an understanding of ecosystem services.
Settlement Certain area where people established a community.
Bocage Is a field into several plots for different types of cultivation
Extensive agriculture Is a large land with a large amount of one product with low cost
Polyculture Is the part of the land that is divided up into small plots and farmers grow a variety of crops
Enclosed fields Irregular plots separated by walls or hedges. These landscape can be found in European countries near the Atlantic Ocean
Livestock farming Consisted of raising domesticated animals for food or other products
Traditional livestock farming Consist in raising livestock just to meet the basic needs of the farmer.
Commercial livestock farming Consists in raising livestock with the purpose of selling the production
Intensive livestock farming Consist in raising livestock in specialized farms that aims to maximize the production.
Extensive livestock farming Consists in raising livestock in open lands
Fishing Is the method used to extract food resources from rivers, lakes, seas and oceans.
Aquaculture This consists of farming marine animals and plants in both fresh water and salt water.
Fleet Group of ships
Shoal of fish Group of fish
Scant Very little and not enough
Agriculture The cultivation of plants for food.
Farms Is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops.
Livestock production This consists on taking care of some animals to get from them food or other products
Fishing Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish
Forestry It consists in the exploitation of forest and pines
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