Anjali- AP Enviromental- Chapter 11

Anjali AP - AP Environmental Chapter 11 Producing Enough Food for the World How Agriculture Depends on Environment 11.1 Notes 1 Can We Feed the

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AP Environmental- Chapter 11: Producing Enough Food for the World: How Agriculture Depends on Environment 11.1 Notes 1. Can We Feed the World? a. General Information i. The history of agriculture is a series of human attempts to overcome environmental limitations and problems. ii. 11% of the total land area (not including Antarctica) enough to make agriculture a human-induced biome. iii. 30% agriculture in Europe iv. 6% agriculture in Australia 11.2 Notes 2. How We Starve a. General Information i. Undernourishment - results from a lack of sufficient calories in available food, so that one has little or no ability to move or work and eventually dies from the lack of energy. ii. Malnourishment - results from a lack of specific chemical components of food, such as proteins, vitamins, or other essential chemical elements. 11.3 Notes 3. What We Eat and What We Grow a. General Information i. Crops: 1. wheat, rice, maize, potatoes, sweet potatoes, manioc, sugarcane, sugar beet, common beans, soybeans, barley, sorghum, coconuts and bananas. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course ENVIRON 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UC Irvine.

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Anjali AP - AP Environmental Chapter 11 Producing Enough Food for the World How Agriculture Depends on Environment 11.1 Notes 1 Can We Feed the

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