organic fertilizer runs off more readily into waterways leading to nutrient

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organic fertilizer runs off more readily into waterways, leading to nutrient overload 11. Which of the following is the most likely result from clearing mature, forested land and converting it into agricultural land that would be used for cattle grazing?
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AP Environmental Science Test Booklet Unit-5-Review Copyright © 2020. The College Board. These materials are part of a College Board program. Use or distribution of these materials online or in print beyond your school’s participation in the program is prohibited. Page 6 of 20 A There will be a decrease in the amount of runoff into nearby streams. B There will be a reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. C There will be an increase in the diversity and size of primary producers. D There will be a reduction in the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide. 12. A major environmental problem caused by using the agricultural practice of tilling is A eutrophication from excessive fertilizer use B ozone depletion from fossil fuel use C intercropping by traditional farmers D compaction of soil from adding compost 13. Farmers use various methods of irrigation on crops. Which of the following statements correctly pairs an irrigation method with an advantage or disadvantage? A Drip irrigation is readily used in large-scale farming because of the low cost associated with this method. B Flood irrigation is often used in agricultural fields, however, it increases surface erosion and salinization of the soil. C Furrow irrigation is a method in which farmers plant two different types of crops in alternating strips which increases productivity. D Spray irrigation loses the least amount of water to evaporation.
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AP Environmental Science Test Booklet Unit-5-Review Copyright © 2020. The College Board. These materials are part of a College Board program. Use or distribution of these materials online or in print beyond your school’s participation in the program is prohibited. Page 7 of 20 14. Which of the following irrigation methods is most likely to result in salinization of the soil, especially if the agricultural fields are located in a warm climate with consistent sunlight? A Spray irrigation B Furrow irrigation C Flood irrigation D Drip irrigation 15. A farmer grows several crops on a farm that has mostly shallow, sandy soil. Which of the following irrigation methods would be the best suited for this farm? A Drip irrigation B Flood irrigation C Surface irrigation D Furrow irrigation
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AP Environmental Science Test Booklet Unit-5-Review Copyright © 2020. The College Board. These materials are part of a College Board program. Use or distribution of these materials online or in print beyond your school’s participation in the program is prohibited. Page 8 of 20 16.
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