food production

food production

the growth of animal and plant material, and subsequent cropping for human consumption.
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Crop growth and food production will be measured in a way that will allow realistic projections of crops to grow in the following seasons.
8 During the "Vote for Petra" patriotic initiative, Kasih Food Production Company, Jameed Al-Kasih, donated JD10,000 to support Petra's bid for nomination among the top seven New Wonders of the world.
If oil is no longer available for fuel, there will be two main impacts on food production.
With an ever-expanding world population facing an increasingly imperiled environment, what does the future hold for food production and consumption?
Yet another greenhouse on the EnergyXchange campus is used in an innovative aquaponic food production system.
According to the empirical research (Hopfenberg 2003), human population growth is a rapidly cycling positive feedback loop in which food availability drives population growth and this growth in human numbers gives rise to the mistaken impression that food production needs to be increased even more.
A crucial mistake is our refusal to provide substantial agricultural assistance to increase African food production.
Diamond adheres to the orthodox Malthusian claims that human population growth is exponential while "improvements in food production add rather than multiply; this breakthrough increases wheat yields by 25%, that breakthrough increases yields an additional 20%, etc.
Author Craig Sams became involved with organic food production and started the Whole Earth organic grocery brand after, he says, being cured of hepatitis through eating a macrobiotic diet.
Organized with quick and "reader friendly" descriptions of technologies critical to professionals in animal and food science, food production and processing, livestock manage-ment, and nutrition, Encyclopedia Of Animal Science consists of almost 300 entries ranging from adaptation and stress to zoos and aquariums.
We have two generations of Americans who have never lived on a farm nor have any ties to food production," Fiscalini adds.