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EIMAS Environmental Institute of Malaysia

Research institute in Bangi, Malaysia

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Agriculture

-Agricultural Business.
-Agricultural Economics.
-Agricultural Equipment.
-Agricultural Management.
-Agronomy.
-Animal Husbandry.

Agriculture is the art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops and raising livestock. Agriculture provides most of the world’s food and fabrics. It includes the preparation of plant and animal products for people to use and their distribution to markets.
There are two divisions of agriculture, subsistence and commercial

6 main types of commercial agriculture in MDCs:

-Mixed crop and livestock.
-Dairy farming.
-Grain farming.
-Livestock ranching.
-Mediterranean agriculture.
-Commercial gardening and fruit farming.

Agricultural Products Categories

-Livestock (cattle, poultry, hogs, etc.)
-Crops (corn, soybeans, hay, etc.)
-Edible forestry products (almonds, walnuts, etc.)
-Dairy (milk products)
-Fish farming.
-Miscellaneous ag products (i.e., honey)

Environment

Two different types of environment:

1- Geographical Environment.
2- Man-made Environment.

The environment is all the physical, chemical and biological factors external to a person, and all the related behaviours. This definition excludes behaviour not related to environment, as well as behaviour related to the social and cultural environment, and genetics.

Ecosystems

-Coastal ecosystems.
-Coral reefs.
-Deserts.
-Forests.
-Grasslands.
-Mountains.
-Oceans.
-Rainforests.

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