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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Technology By R. Thomas Wright The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc. Tinley Park, Illinois www.g-w.com PowerPoint Presentations for
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Applying Technology: Meeting Needs through Biorelated Technologies Section 9
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Chapter 29 Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Learning Objectives Define agriculture. Explain the difference between science and technology in agriculture. List the major types of agriculture. Name major crops grown on farms. Identify major equipment used in crop production. Describe how technology is used in hydroponics.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Learning Objectives List the types of livestock farms. Describe the technology used in raising livestock. Describe how technology is used in aquaculture. Define biotechnology. Describe ways that biotechnology can be used in agriculture.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Agriculture Agriculture addresses the basic human needs for food and clothing. Agricultural technology has made modern farming more efficient. Modern machines and equipment allow for greater production.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Types of Agriculture Crop production provides food for humans and feed for animals. Grows trees for lumber and paper production. Provides material for industrial processes. Produces basic ingredients for medicines. Animal husbandry breeds, raises, and trains animals for food, fiber, and work.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Crop Production Grains include wheat, rice, corn, barley, oats, rye, and sorghum. Vegetables include root crops (carrots, potatoes), leaf crops (lettuce, spinach), and seeds (peas, beans, tomatoes). Fruits and berries are cultivated for their edible parts. They are grown in temperate or warmer climates.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Crop Production Different nuts are grown in selected parts of the country. Peanuts and coconuts are significant sources of food and oil. Forage crops , like hay, alfalfa, and clover, are grown for animal feed. Nonfood crops include tobacco, cotton, and rubber.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Farming Equipment
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