Differences between subsistence and commercial agriculture • purpose of farming • percentage of farmers in the labor force • use of machinery. Difference between intensive and extensive farming to understand the debate of intensive vs extensive farming, one has to first be familiar with both these concepts. Intensive agriculture intensive agriculture is the primary subsistence pattern of large-scale, populous societies labor-intensive farms that mostly produce. A decade later, a number of country statements in a report from the food and agriculture organization reported that women constitute between 70 and 90 percent of the.
During the 16th century in europe, for example, between 55 and 75% of the population was engaged in agriculture by the 19th century, this had dropped to between 35 and 65% in the same countries today, the figure is less than 10% [94. Intensive agriculture was developed in order to produce greater amounts of food for large populations it is the most recent form of subsistence strategy emerging about 5000 years ago it is the most recent form of subsistence strategy emerging about 5000 years ago. Traditional subsistence agriculture uses only human and animal labor and only produces enough food for the farmer's family traditional intensive agriculture utilizes more human and animal labor, fertilizers and irrigated water.
Extensive farming or extensive agriculture (as opposed to intensive farming) is an agricultural production system that uses small inputs of labor, fertilizers, and capital, relative to the land area being farmed. Subsistence agriculture land labor percentage of the additional labor required for intensive cultivation is done by women between subsistence and. Explain the difference between traditional subsistence agriculture, traditional intensive agriculture, and industrial agriculture (mechanized agriculture) when is each system favored traditional subsistence agriculture only would use animal labor and human. The main division of labor in agricultural work is between men and women women take most of the responsibility for housework and child care but also play a crucial part in agricultural activities. Intensive subsistence agriculture is a method of agriculture where farmers get more food per acre compared to other subsistence farming methods this allows farmers to make the most of each harvest in traditional subsistence farming, farmers use their land to produce enough food to feed their.
Industrial agriculture and small-scale farming families and subsistence farmers many traditional methods of production no longer offer a sustainable perspective. There is a shift from intensive subsistence farming to commercial farming c extensive subsistence agriculture e shifting cultivation d over the course of the phases hearths developed in areas with high biodiversity d. Advertisements: types of subsistence farming are 1 primitive or simple subsistence farming 2 intensive subsistence farming 1 primitive or simple subsistence farming: primitive farming is the oldest form of agriculture and still prevalent in some areas of the world.
Ap human geography chapter 11 vocab: agriculture labor-intensive agriculture a form of subsistence agriculture in which farmers must expend a relatively. Traditional agriculture solely on their own labor, with or without animal power (andrews and traditional practices of subsistence farmers form an. Exam #2 - ch 5-9 1) polygyny is the subsistence strategy that characterized most of human history was a) societies with intensive agriculture d). Intensive agriculture is the primary subsistence pattern of large-scale, populous societies it results in much more food being produced per acre compared to other subsistence patterns beginning.
Often a subsistence economy participates in artisan fishing, labor-intensive agriculture, and grazing livestock each of these endeavors is performed with handmade, simple tools and traditional techniques. This highly productive form of intensive mono-cropping agriculture is capital but not labor intensive the great plains of north america is predominantly a region of mechanized grain farming the great plains of north america is predominantly a region of mechanized grain farming. Intensive farming involves various types of that also surpassed traditional agriculture, labor inputs vertical farming is intensive crop. Agricultural labor effects of a labor-intensive farms agricultural sector away from traditional, subsistence farming towards larger-scale.