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This project is about the farming in the Bahamas. Areas we are going to cover are agriculture, subsistence farming in Bahamas, marketing of local crops, and also the result and effects of poor agricultural practices

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  • Essay length: 1491 words
  • Submitted: 17/10/2006
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds
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AS and A Level Production - Location & Change

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A good but rather general overview of agriculture in the Bahamas. It would benefit from specific examples from within the Bahamas along with maps locating these examples as well as referencing key information.
3 Stars.

Marked by teacher Molly Reynolds 07/08/2013

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Introduction

Farming in the Bahamas

This project is about the farming in the Bahamas. Areas we are going to cover are agriculture, subsistence farming in Bahamas, marketing of local crops, and also the result and effects of poor agricultural practices. There are other areas I am going to cover as you will see.

Define Agriculture

Agriculture is the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock. It is also the process of producing food, seeds, fiber and desired products by the cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). The practice of agriculture is also known as farming, all methods of production and management of livestock, crops, vegetation, and soil can be done in farming.

Describe local methods of subsistence farming in The Bahamas, that is crop and animal farming in the major islands.

Subsistence farming is farming on a small scale, mainly to meet family's needs. This type of farming produces enough food staple items to feed the farmer's family with some remaining for sale. Some animals that are raised by subsistence farmers are chickens, goats, and pigs. Plants grown by these farmers are tomatoes, peppers, pigeon peas,

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A good but rather general overview of agriculture in the Bahamas. It would benefit from specific examples from within the Bahamas along with maps locating these examples as well as referencing key information.
3 Stars.

Marked by teacher Molly Reynolds 07/08/2013

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