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Unformatted text preview: Malaria, river blindness, sleeping sickness, yellow fever, and intestinal parasites o Equator, warm temperature, standing water, livestock, rainforest Agriculture Less than 30% arable-for a population of nearly 800 million Shifting cultivation o slash and burn bush fallow intercropping-plant multiple crops together to prevent pests flood plain farming-water traveling downstream, deposits silt, produces good fertilizer pastoralism-raising small numbers of animals o transhumance...
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- Spring '11