Halloweek day 1 week 10

Halloweek day 1 week 10 - Bees—were killing them and...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
10/28/2014 C4 (photosynthetic) plants- grasses mostly, corn, ancestors are grasses, corn was modified through selection Global agricultural food production—all have increased dramatically increased as the world population has increased as well Modern agriculture and the green revolution 1960’s Showed through hybridization you can produce more food Use to be 40-50 bushels per acres, today its 180-200 bushels Nitrogen dosage is a huge part Improved corn strains from hybridization, selective breeding The total fertilizer use has increased dramatically Atrozeem can turn male frogs into females... That’s how toxic that it is Monoculture reduce biodiversity and increase susceptibility to outbreaks of pests Wheat monoculture amyworm Other problems with pesticides include harmful effects on beneficial “pests”
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Bees—were killing them and don’t know how or why—but its destroying us and our world GeneTcally modifed Foods Recombinant DNA biotechnology Is used to produce geneTcally modifed (GM) organisms BeeF is the worst - worst ecological impact—cows burping—Farming pracTces—Feed lot agriculture- anTbioTcs (halF go to livestock) - disease-manure everywhere- pee out anTbioTcs and they collect into the river killing stu² Organic Farming and local produce is an a³racTve alternaTve to industrialized agriculture Csa community sustained agriculture – shares oF a Farm give out Food Scrounging—within your local neighborhood, walk around and collect Food...
View Full Document

  • Fall '11
  • JeffreyDorale
  • genetically modified, genetically modified foods, Global agricultural food, worst ecological impact—cows, Recombinant DNA biotechnology

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern