ANT214H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Vitamin A Deficiency, Golden Rice, Crop Rotation

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Agricultural production: crop rotation growing dissimilar crops in the same area every year. Increases fertility and soil erosion: chemical fertilizers synthetic origin that is applied to soil that gives nutrients to crops, essential to their growth, winter feeding of animals: used to control animal"s weight. Started in the 30s, the idea was to increase agricultural production worldwide. We have amazing tech all over the world but not everyone can use it for farming. The idea was to share it with other nations. Places like india are now able to sell their major crops on the international market. Places have decreased reliance on certain grains . The goal is to end world hunger by increasing food production. Increasing food production doesn"t mean increasing food security. Fairly new concept to put this in food, but banned in some countries. World health association has said that meat that has bst"s is safe for consumption.

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