HR Test Two Study Guide_Summer2010

HR Test Two Study Guide_Summer2010 - Geol 112/ENSP 200 HR...

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Geol 112/ENSP 200 HR Test Two Study Guide Summer 2010 Chapter 7 (1) What is the difference between high input vs low input agricultural practices? (2) What is the difference between industrialized vs. Traditional intensive agriculture. In particular what is the difference in the amount of energy it takes to produce food for both. (3) How can Traditional intensive agriculture be so much more sustainable? (4) Which activities can accelerate soil erosion? (5) Given all of our technological advances, why do we still have soil erosion problems in the US? (6) What are the problems caused by over- irrigation? (Salinization and waterlogging) (7) What did the Green revolutions require farmers to do? Does it have limitations? (8) What are the environmental impacts of agriculture? (9) Kilograms of grain needed per kilogram of body weight to raise meat? (10) What is the key to sustainable meat production? (11) How can we sharply cut pesticide use without decreasing crop yields? (12) What is the concern about the evolution of pest resistance to pesticides? (13) What is an endocrine disruptor? (14) What is the bottom line for sustainable agriculture? Omnivore’s Dilemma
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course GEOL 112 taught by Professor Dean,w during the Summer '08 term at Clemson.

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HR Test Two Study Guide_Summer2010 - Geol 112/ENSP 200 HR...

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