The Challenge of Resource Management – Food Quiz 3

Which of the following are strategies that can be used to increase food supply?

Please select 5 correct answers

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Identify the strategy for increasing food supply described below: This is a controversial scientific approach aimed at increasing yields by genetically modifying products or processes.

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Identify the strategy for increasing food supply described below: A modern scientific technique to grow crops without using soil.

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Identify the strategy for increasing food supply described below: Abstracting water from a river or aquifer to provide water then there is not enough available naturally.

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Identify the strategy for increasing food supply described below: An approach that is sustainable and environmentally friendly. It promotes nutrient recycling, crop rotation and mixed farming.

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Identify the strategy for increasing food supply described below: The use of low-technology solutions, often with the support of NGOs and charities.

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True or false? Hydroponics and aeroponics are the same agricultural techniques.

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Hydroponics involves plants being suspended in the water full-time or they may be fed by a continuous or even an intermittent flow. Aeroponic plants are never placed into water, even for a minute. Instead, aeroponic plants receive nutrients from a mist that is sprayed onto their roots several times an hour.

What strategies can be used to increase food supply?
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