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Unformatted text preview: Climatic Environments o Tropical climates Constant temperatures, two defined seasons (wet and dry) Problems-parasites, feed availability, and heat stress o Desert Lack of water and feed, heat stress, high winds o Cold climates Cold stress and feed availability o Temperate Most productive area of the world, most developed countries are in temperate regions of the world Social and Cultural Difference: o Religion Muslims do not eat pork Jewish people do not eat pork Hindus do not eat beef Jewish peoples religion requires that meat animals be slaughtered using kosher procedures o Cultural Probably cultural preferences evolved based on use of animals Economic Development o Developed Ag-less than 10% in Ag to make money o Subsistence Ag-at least 50% to feed families o Primitive Ag-strictly food and survival...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2008 for the course ANSC 1011 taught by Professor Gentry during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08