Unformatted text preview: ii. These became staples across the world c. Plant Modification i. Most necessary types of plants are selected ii. Selection done to increase yield from same amount of land 3. Types of Cultivation a. Subsistence i. Farmer produces enough only to feed immediate family ii. Most common in peripheral (developing) countries 1. required a high % of the population to be farmers b. Commercial i. Production specifically for a market ii. Most common in core (developed) countries 1. Becoming more common in peripheral countries with rich farmers iii. Requires a much smaller % of the population to be farmers...
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- Spring '08
- Geography, agricultural revolution, hearth areas, Euphrates river valley