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AP Human Geography - Chapter 11 Review

Organic food is found in _____ areas
Hunter gatherers living in the vacinity of the Pacific Ocean specialized in _______________
salmon fishing
Demand for organic foods is greatest in ___________
core regions
Which commodity would be found closest to the market town in von Thunens model?
Most scholars believe that seed cultivation occurred in the ______________
Fertile Crescent
According to Spencer and Thomas each agricultural hearth was associated with a local groupings of plants. Example: taro, yams, and bananas are associated with the ______________________ hearth
Southeast Asia
Milpa agriculture involves the ___________ method of clearing fields
The Second Agricultural Revolution can generally be traced to Europe within what time frame?
17th and 18th century
Poor countries producing such cash crops as sugar are at the mercy of purchasing countries that set the prices.
25% of world sugar production... and is produced from ________________
sugar beets
The most prevalent rural residential pattern in the world's agricultural areas is ________________
By 1992 the most widely grown crop variety on Earth wa called IR36 which was a variety of _____
The basic unit of the township and range system, the section, has an area of ___________
1 sq mile
Geographer Lee Liu studying the spatial patterns of agriculture in parts of China found soils in intensely used fields near villages were _______________
fertile and productive
The crop is _______
The Spanish invaders of Middle America, laid out villaged and towns in what form?
The world's leading exporter of rice is _________
Rubber trees were 1st tapped in _________________
Amazon basn
This form of agriculture that refers to a particular climate is _____________
In recent years, many wooded areas in _________________ have been deforested to provide beef for hamburgers for fast food chains
Central and South America
Corn flake production is an example of ____________________
Secondary economic activity
The ratio of percent of labor force to percent of GDP in the agricultural sector of Canada indicates that Canada's agricultural sector is __________ intensive
According to Carl Sauer, the earliest plant domestication was prompted by _____________
root crops
Of the 148 species of large herbivores, ___ have been domesticated
Before the intervention of Europeans the societies practicing subsistence farming were quite equal because ______________
communal ownership
Colonial powers would make subsistence farmers _____________________________
cash crops in addition to food crops
In areas of shifting cultivation the population can not have a high density
The rectangular land division scheme in the United States adopted after the American Revolution is unique and its correct name is _______________________
township-and-range system
In Von Thunen's model, there was a concentric circle of forests around the city because ____________
lumber and firewood
The form of villages still existing in many rural landscapes that are reminders of a turbulent past is ___________
In villages everywhere, social stratification is reflected by ____________________________
the range in quality of village houses
Rice cultivation in South East Asia is largely a __________ activity
Where are failrly areas of wheat production that still have major export trade?
Argentina and Australia
Much of cotton purchased by the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and Japan is grown in the ______________
United States
Coffee was domesticated in Ethiopia. Today, 70% of production is in ___________________
Middle and South America
Corn of the American corn belt originated in ________________
central America
Biogenetically engineering now allows the growing of new strains in more arid regions of the plain states to meet the demand of the ________________ industry
biodiesel food
A form of tropical subsistence agriculture in which fields are rotated after short periods of crop production is ______________________
shifting cultivation
The functional differentiation of farm villages world wide are to ___________________
Western cultures
Dairy agricultural activities is widespead in the Northeastern United States and Northwestern Europe