HW15 - Class15 Q1 Which of the following statements...

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Class15 Q1 Which of the following statements concerning Malthusian hypothesis is INCORRECT? a. Mathus observed in 18th century that food production was increasing arithmetically. b. Mathus observed in 18th century that human population was increasing geometically c. Mathus predicted in 18th century that population would exceed food production and that dire consequences would result. d. Malthusian hypothesis has been proven to be invalid. Q2 30% of food loss is due to: a. Irrigation b. Loss of arable land. c. Pests d. Spoilage of food. Q3 Norman Borlag began the Green Revolution when he did which one of the following? a. Invented new varieties of wheat by cross-pollination. b. Invented irrigation. c. Invented the first pesticide. d. Invented refrigeration. Q4 Which part of soil provides nitrogen and phosphorus to a producer? a. Mineral particles. b. Humus. c. Roots. d. Living organisms.
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Q5 Which of the following is the oldest technology for fertilizing soil? a.
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HW15 - Class15 Q1 Which of the following statements...

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