Subsistence Agriculture • Involves nearly total self-sufficiency on the part of its members. Intensive subsistence. Intensive subsistence farming produces only food crop for sustaining the high population and domestic animals. 24) _____ A) s maller farms B) m ore diversified cropping C) g reater use of animal power D) h igher agricultural density E) a ll of the above is planted on dry land in a nursery and then moved as seedlings to a flooded field to promote growth. MEDIUM . smaller farms. question . B- Intensive Subsistence Agri. Compare 'intensive subsistence farming' with that of 'commercial farming' practiced in India. Subsistence farming is a type of farming in which most of the produce (subsistence crop) is consumed by the farmer and his family, leaving little or nothing to be marketed. 45%. A) higher agricultural density B) greater use of animal power C) smaller farms D) none of these B- Intensive Subsistence Agriculture A- Extensive Sub. No. I. • No knowledge of soil chemistry, fertilizing, or irrigation, once the soil become infertile, they move to another parcel of land, clear the vegetation, turn the soil and try again. It is basically herders or nomads keep a large number of animals. Q. Asian agriculture is characterized by shortages of all but which of the following? pesticides and fertilizer), unimproved varieties of crops and animals, little or no surplus yield for sale, use of crude/traditional tools (e.g. It is characterized by a low fallow ratio, higher use of inputs such as capital and labour, and higher crop yields per unit land area. labor. Crops are grown for the market Size of field is small thus requires high doses of biochemical inputs and irrigation. 30 seconds . MEDIUM. answer. answer choices . SURVEY . question. involves cultivation of small farms. Compared to shifting cultivation, intensive subsistence agriculture. Compared to shifting cultivation, intensive subsistence agriculture is characterized by which of the following? Which of the following is a typical practice in growing rice in Asia? How did the Green Revolution increase crop output? In fact, almost every society combines one or more of these strategies into their subsistence practices. such as fertilization and irrigation that allow fields to be cultivated permanently. D. More diversified cropping. Subsistence farming is a type of farming in which most of the produce (subsistence crop) is consumed by the farmer and his family, leaving little or nothing to be marketed. The traditional farmers are economically rational. It is practised on small patches of land. Agri. land. more diversified cropping. Intensive Subsistence Farming: The term, ‘intensive subsistence agriculture’ is used to describe a type of agriculture characterised by high output per unit of land and relatively low output per worker. be divided into six main types. 3. Which of the following is a typical practice in growing rice in Asia. b. more diversified cropping . greater use of animal power . No exchange (or minimal, if any). a. lower population densities . Over the past 50 years, increased usage of chemical fertilizers, irrigation systems, pesticides, and mechanized technologies has doubled agricultural productivity. pesticides and fertilizer), unimproved varieties of crops and animals, little or no surplus yield for sale, use of crude/traditional tools (e.g. It is characterized by small land holdings which are cultivated by the farmer and his family using simple tools and more labour. 30 seconds . Compared to shifting cultivation, intensive subsistence agriculture is characterized by which of the following. 2. C) usually achieves only low productivity. The farming which is characterized by small and scattered land holding and with the use of primitive tools is called _____. Intensive subsistence agriculture dominated by wet paddy cultivation: – It is characterized by dominance of the rice crop. E. Plantation. Subsistence agriculture is that in which the farmers use or consume most of what they produce, rather than selling it in a market (commercial agriculture). Answer. Tags: Question 2 . Intensive subsistence agriculture A) is used primarily in parts of the world with small populations. is practiced in large areas of land with a minimum labor input. In this type of farming, farmers depend on the monsoons and natural fertility of the soil. Asian agriculture is characterized by shortages of all but which of the following. Agriculture is managed exploitation of selected plants and animals to produce products of value to humans. 2. Some of these peoples moved from site to site as they exhausted the soil at each location. D) is most commonly practiced in areas with little rainfall. Intensive agriculture is characterized by techniques. D. intensive farming. For example seeds, cow dung manure etc are not purchased by the farmers. Smaller farms. Lower population densities. It is the most recent form of subsistence strategy emerging about 10,000 years ago. Mixed crop and livestock farming-most land = devoted to crops-most profits = derive from the livestock. greater use of animal power . Pastoral nomadism. Industrial or intensive agriculture is distinguished from traditional agriculture by a high ratio of inputs to land area, and is also characterized by a reduction in fallow periods, in order to maximize crop yields. Intensive subsistence agriculture • Cultivation of small land holdings • Great amounts of labor per acre • Yields per unit area and population densities are both high 2 Intensive Subsistence Agriculture Involves about 45% of world’s people. Subsistence agriculture is generally characterized by: small capital/finance requirements, mixed cropping, limited use of agrochemicals (e.g. Commercial agriculture in more developed countries can . In contrast with horticul-tural societies, intensive agriculturalists are more likely to have towns and cities, a high degree of craft specialization, large differences in wealth and power, and more complex political organization. What percentage of people in the world are engaged in intensive subsistence agriculture? Subsistence farming is farming where there is little or no surplus for the farmer after he and his family are fed. Subsistence farming is characterized by what two things ? intensive subsistence. Farmers work with the help of family labour leading to intensive use of land. 1. Compared to shifting cultivation, intensive subsistence agriculture is characterized by which of the following? Subsistence farming, form of farming in which nearly all of the crops or livestock raised are used to maintain the farmer and the farmer’s family, leaving little, if any, surplus for sale or trade. Intensive Subsistence. Subsistence agriculture is generally characterized by: small capital/finance requirements, mixed cropping, limited use of agrochemicals (e.g. question. This was a common method of farming in preindustrial societies. Subsistence agriculture is generally characterized by: small capital/finance requirements, mixed cropping, limited use of agrochemicals (e.g. small plot of land using simple tools and more labour. Subsistence agriculture occurs when farmers grow food crops to feed themselves and their families. Intensive agriculture is characterized by limited use of modern technologies and purchased agricultural inputs, as well as a high degree of intercultivist diversification, such as mixed crop-livestock systems (Waceke and Kimenju, 2004). Agriculture, the subsistence system used in the United States, involves the cultivation of domesticated plants and animals using tech-nologies that allow for intensive use of the land. The actual number of species exploited for cultivation or rearing is minute in comparison to the multitude present throughout the world. greater use of land in rainforests. B. subsistence farming. Land productivity in this type of agriculture is low. 11. lower population densities. c. smaller farms. Preindustrial agricultural peoples throughout the world have traditionally practiced subsistence farming. Intensive Subsistence Farming: The term, ‘intensive subsistence agriculture’ is used to describe a type of agriculture characterised by high output per unit of land and relatively low output per worker. Tags: Question 20 . They move with their animals from one place to another searching for water and grass. Intensive subsistence. Answer: Primitive Subsistence. labor. is characterized by which of the following? Primitive tools like hoe, dao and digging sticks, and family community labour are used. food for themselves only. Intensive agriculture was developed in order to produce greater amounts of food for large populations. B) involves more human labour than swidden agriculture. answer choices . Intensive Subsistence PASTORAL NOMADISM . equipment. It is, and will probably continue to be, the major source of human food and a significant contributor of other useful commodities. The subsistence farming or traditional farms are characterized by low of inputs which are mostly provided by the farmer himself . Often farming is further intensified by the use of fertilizers and artificial irrigation. Which of the following is a typical practice in growing rice in Asia? SURVEY . The crop requires much attention and time but it can produce large amounts of food. C. shifting agriculture. 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