Unit 4 5.6 Biology Intensive Rearing

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Intensive Farming
Farming designed to maximise yields by making use of any appropriate technology. Most farms are intensively farmed
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Extensive Farming
Farming with minimum input from the farmer
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Organic Farming
Farming that uses few agrochemicals and so doesn't pollute the environment
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Substinence Farming
Farming for the family's own needs rather than profit - poor productivity
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Factory Farming
Raising livvestock in large numbers to increase productivity
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Pastoral farm
A farm that grows animals
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Mixed farm
A farm that grows plants and animals
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Agrochemicals
Collective name for chemicals applied to crop and and animals
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Strategies for intensive farming
Selective breeding, fertilisers, pest control, factory farming, large fields, monoculture and mechanisation
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Card 2

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Extensive Farming

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Farming with minimum input from the farmer

Card 3

Front

Organic Farming

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Card 4

Front

Substinence Farming

Back

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Card 5

Front

Factory Farming

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