Ch. 13 Quiz - 4. Why is no-till a better environmental...

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Ch. 13 Quiz 1. Which of the following lists all the Agricultural Revolutions in the correct order? A. genetics, planting sticks, tractors, sea traders 0% B. domestications, exploration, mechanization, technology 100% C. no-till, genetic engineering, mechanization, domestication 0% D. none of the above 0% 2. Which of the following resulted from 'Clean Farming'? A. eliminated nesting cover causing declines in quail and pheasant populations 0% B. reduced landscape diversity because horse pastures were no longer necessary 0% C. increased farm and field size created large monoculture patches 0% D. increased speeds and power machinery began to kill wildlife directly 0% E. all of the above 100% F. none of the above 0% 3. Wildlife depredation on crop fields can be most effectively reduced by: A. creating genetically resistant strains of crops 0% B. non-lethal means 0% C. aversion conditioning 0% D. use of reflective tape or other scare devices 0% E. leaving or creating other more desirable foods and habitats 100%
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Why is no-till a better environmental practice than traditional farming ? A. soil is not exposed to erosive forces as long 0% B. soil structure (horizons etc.) is better preserved 0% C. less water erosion 0% D. more food value for wildlife 0% E. all of the above 100% F. none of the above 0% 5. Which of the areas colored in below represents an odd-area in which soil conservation practices could be used to improve wildlife habitat ? A. Red area 0% B. blue area 100% C. green area 0% D. white area 0% 6. Which of the following was responsible for the 'Swampbuster' programs ? A. Agriculture Act of 1956 0% B. Cropland Adjustment Program 0% C. Food Security Act of 1985 100% D. Conservation Reserve Program 0% E. Food and Agriculture Act of 1965 0% 7. Which of the following kinds of insecticide, while still effective on target pests, is least harmful to the environment ? A. Carbamates 0% B. Fluoro-hydrocarbons 0% C. Chlorinated hydrocarbons 0% D. Pyrethrins 100% E. Organophosphates 0%...
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Ch. 13 Quiz - 4. Why is no-till a better environmental...

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