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What are the views of intensive farming?
Intensive farming methods may be efficient but they raise ethical dilemmas
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Explain how intensive food production improves the efficiency of energy transfer by reducing energy transfer:
Organic farming does not use artificial fertilisers or pesticides
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What does organic farming NOT do?
Organic farming does not use artificial fertilisers or pesticides
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Describe organic farming techniques:
* Use of animal manure and compost *Crop rotation including use of nitrogen-fixing crops *Weeding *Varying seed planting times.
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What is biological control?
Biological control is the use of predators to reduce populations of pests
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What are the disadvantages of Biological Control?
•Predator may not eat pest but may eat useful species. • Predator population may increase out of control or move from the area in which it is needed.
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Explain how intensive food production improves the efficiency of energy transfer by reducing energy transfer:

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Organic farming does not use artificial fertilisers or pesticides

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What does organic farming NOT do?

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Describe organic farming techniques:

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What is biological control?

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