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Environmental Science Study Set 3

Environmental Science

Quiz 14 :

Agricultural Methods

Quiz 14 :

Agricultural Methods

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Increased crop yields in the U.S.are the result of
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Pesticides that break down quickly in the environment are called
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Sustainable agriculture utilizes methods that
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A

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All of the following are macronutrients found in soil EXCEPT
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Beneficial insects are used in agriculture to do all of the following EXCEPT
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Organophosphates and carbamates work by
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Which of the following is a characteristic of a perfect pesticide?
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Fertile soils have a balanced mixture of
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Which of the following is a method of controlling pests that does NOT use pesticides?
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A genetically modified organism
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Which is a typical method used by organic farmers to control pests?
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DDT
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Shifting agriculture (slash-and-burn agriculture)
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In order to use the label "organic"
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Integrated pest management requires
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Biomagnification occurs most commonly in which organisms?
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If fertilizers are applied just before a heavy rain,
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The price and availability of chemical fertilizers is strongly influenced by
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The use of the same insecticide or herbicide over several years
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Modern monoculture agriculture
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