Rural landscapes in developed and developing countries have changed as a result of modern developments including diversification, the impact of new technology, organic farming and biofuels.
What does diversification mean?
When farmers are subsidised
When farmers practise non-farming activities
When farmers carry out dairy farming
What is a disadvantage of using farm machinery?
What is set-aside land?
Land that cannot be used by farmers
Land that cannot be used by farmers to grow crops on
Land that is used by farmers to grow crops on
What do Environmental Stewardship Schemes pay farmers to do?
What changes have occurred in the rural landscape in developed countries, like the UK?
Fewer farm workers cottages
What is subsistence farming?
Farming for survival
Farming for profit
Farming for biofuels
What is a disadvantage of using fertilisers?
More crops can be grown
New jobs and industries created
What is a disadvantage of using HYV seeds?
More crops are grown
What is an advantage of using biofuels?
More air pollution
Trees do not have to be cut down
More expensive than fossil fuels
What changes have occurred in the rural landscape in India?
Less machinery is being used
Fields made smaller