APES CH 12 STATISTICS
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Amount of world's people trying to survive on $2.25 a day
1/6 people stuggle to get by on $___________ a day
Each day there are ___________ more people at the dinner table
By 2050 there will likely be at least _________ billion more people to feed
In 2010 there were about ______ chronically undernourished and malnourished people.
______ people on planet are chronically malnourished.
Each year nearly ________ children younger than age ____ die from chronic hunger and malnutrition.
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On average _____ children per minute die from chronic hunger and malnutrition.
_________ children younger than age ____ go blind every year from a lack of vitamin A.
____ of children that go blind from lack of Vitamin A die within a year.
____million children suffer from irreversible brain damage every year from lack of iodine.
____ million people suffer from goiter.
Eliminating goiter by adding traces of iodine to salt would cost the equivalent of ______ cents per year for every person in the world.
____ billion people have health problems because they do not get enough nutritious food to eat.
____ billion people have health problems because they eat too much.
Obesity contributes to the deaths of ______ people per year.
_____% of American adults over age ___ are overweight or obese.
Croplands provide about ____% of world's food using ____% of the world's land area.
Rangelands, pastures, feedlots produce meat and meat products that supply about ___% of world's food using ____% of the world's land.
Fisheries and aquaculture supply fish and shell fish that make up about ____% of world's food.
There are ________ plant species people are able to eat.
_____ species of plants supply ____% of world's food calories.
_____of world's people survive by eating one or more of the three grain crops (rice, wheat, & corn)
Industrialized agriculture is practiced on ____% of all cropland and produces ____% of world's food.
____% of people in less-developed countries practice traditional agriculture.
Traditional agriculture provides _____ of the world's food crops on about _____ of its cultivated land.
To be classified as organically grown, animals must be raised on ____% organic feed without use o antibiotics or growth hormones.
Products labeled organic must contain at least ____% organic ingredients.
Products labeled "made with organic ingredients" must contain at least ____% organic ingredients.
Most organically grown food costs ______% more than conventionally produced food.
Since 1950 about ____% of the increase in global food production has come from the Green Revolution.
___ times more grain production since 1961 and 2011 largely because of the first two green revolutions.
Per capita food production increased by ____% between 1961 and 1985.
People directly consume about ____% of the world's grain production.
____% of grain produced is used to feed livestock.
____% of grain produces is used to make biofuels for motor vehicles.
In 2011, ____% of corn produced in the U.S. was used to produce biofuels.
On average the U.S. farmer (present time) feeds _____ people.
In the 1940's, on average, the U.S. farmer fed _____ people.
Since 1950, U.S. industrialized agriculture has ________ the yields of key crops.
People in less developed countries typically spend up to ____% of their income on food.
The world's _______ billion poorest people typically spend ____% of their income on food.
Americans typically spend ____% of income on their food.
Traditional crossbreeding usually takes ____ years or more to produce a commercially valuable new crop variety.
In the U.S. _____% of all soybean is genetically engineered.
In the U.S. _____% of all rapeseed is genetically engineered.
In the U.S. _____% of all corn crops are genetically engineered.
About ____% of all food products on U.S. supermarket shelves contain some form of genetically engineered food or ingredients.
Each year, the average American consumes about _____ kilograms of genetically modified foods.
1950-2010 world meet production increased more than _______. Average meat consumption also ________.
In China between 1978-2012 meat consumption increased by almost __________.
China consumes _____% of all the meat produced in the world.
_____% of world's meat comes from livestock grazing on grass in unfenced rangelands or enclosed pastures.
____% of world's meat is produced through an industrialized factory farm system.
China has ____% of world's population and ____% of world's arable land.
 ___% of world's fish and shell fish were caught by industrial fishing fleets.
 ___% of world's fish and shellfish were produced through aquaculture.
 ___% of world's ocean fisheries are being harvested at full capacity.
 ___% of world's ocean fisheries are being overfished.
3 billion people depend on fish for ____% of their animal protein.
Aquaculture provides jobs for _____ million people.
Asia accounts for ____% of world's aquaculture production.
Agriculture uses about ____% of all energy in the U.S.
It takes about ____ units of fossil fuel to put 1 unit of food energy of the table in the U.S.
Agriculture accounts for ____% of freshwater removed from aquifers and surface waters worldwide.
Agriculture accounts for ____% of world's water pollution.
Topsoil is eroding faster than it can form on ___% of world's cropland.
Drylands in regions with arid and semiarid climates occupy about ____% of world's land area and are home to _____ billion people.
Moderate desertification has a ________% drop in productivity.
Severe desertification has a ________% drop in productivity.
Very severe desertification has a ________% drop in productivity.
____% of U.S. land is dry in the western half of the country.
____% of China's grasslands are suffering from desertification.
Irrigation accounts for ____% of water used worldwide.
1942-1977 crop losses doubled from ___% to ____% from insects.
The genetically altered salmon requires about ____% less feed per unit of body weight.
Since 1996 the widespread use of glyphosate herbicide use has led to at least _____ species of "superweeds" that are genetically resistant to it.
About _____-_____% of the insecticides and more than ____% of the herbicides applied by aerial spraying or ground spraying do not reach the target pests.
More than ___________ different pesticide products are used in the US.
One study found that as much as ____% of the potential risk of developing cancer from pesticide residues on food grown in the US would be eliminated if standards were as strict for pesticides developed before 1972 as they are for newer pesticides.
In _________, IMP has reduced pesticide use on soybeans by as much as 90%.
UNICEF indicated that 1/2 to 2/3 of nutrition- related childhood deaths could be prevented at an average annual cost of $____-$____ per child.