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Soil color only reflects the amount of organic matter present in the soil
Soil compaction can result in increased flooding in an area
Which of the following is NOT a defining characteristic of soil?
Why might soils rich in organic matter NOT be fertile?
Soil fertility comes from a balance of organic matter AND other mineral
What characteristic is shared by both inceptisols and entisols, the soils of floodplains?
Both are young and only beginning to develop horizons and a soil profile
The high productivity of American agriculture is exemplified by
high crop yields per farm worker.
Pastoral farming is best described as
a method of raising livestock and moving herds.
How does flooding rice fields reduce the need for herbicides and pesticides in rice farming?
While rice has a submerged growth state, most weeds and pests do not
Which of the following is NOT true concerning tropical plantations?
Wheat and corn are common products of tropical plantations
Why is Dutch agriculture critically dependant on technology? Choose TWO (2) answers!
1. The Dutch have a cold climate, so they have to find inventive ways to grow food.
2. Dutch agriculture is characterized by plant production in greenhouses.
Which of the following best explains how trees help conserve energy and reduce pollution in cities?
All of these
Which of the following organisms is most harmful to the tree it grows on?
Which of the following statements about the interactions between insects and trees is NOT true
Most insects have predatory relationships with trees, rather than mutually beneficial ones
Why are environmentalists concerned about the introduction of genetically engineered trees?
Genetically engineered trees could have unexpected interactions with organisms in natural ecosystems.
Which of the following is released by trees into the atmosphere?
Humidity is a characteristic of the atmosphere!
Oxytocin causes contractions during pregnancy, it also is the reason why mothers feel "motherly" towards their children after childbirth as there are high levels on oxytocin in the mother's blood.
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a. mineral composition