22a agribusiness and 22b biotechnology

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2a Agribusiness

and 22b Biotechnology


Directions:


A.

View,
read, and take notes

on the entire PowerPoint on a separate sheet of paper that
you will keep in your notebook.

B.

Hand write your answers to the
questions on
a separate

sheet of notebook paper.

C.

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name, date, period, and the title

shown at the top of
this page.

D.

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left margin


E.

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rite out the questions

and
just below each question

write your answers
or

write
complete statements that incorporate the questions.

F.

Use your own words
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G.

Write complete sentences

H.

Write or print neatly in
pencil,

or either
blue or black ink.

I.

Turn in your answers and keep your notes for future reference.


Questions:

1.

How does the
modern farming industry differ from the way things used to be?

2.

What is
agribusiness?

3.

What is agro
-
chemistry?

4.

Why should everyone have knowledge about agriculture?

5.

Why is agribusiness considered one of the most important parts of our economy?

6.

What is the re
lationship between agribusiness and the economy?

7.

What two groups of things required for human existence does agribusiness provide?

8.

What are the two major parts of science that contribute to agribusiness
and

what are
two of their applications?

9.

In what ways
has the development of technology affected the farming industry?

10.

In what ways does the Maryland legislature affect the agriculture industry?

11.

In what ways is biotechnology utilized?

12.

Define biotechnology.

13.

What is a catalyst?

14.

What was the earliest application

of biotechnology and who used it and when?

15.

What is a military application of biotechnology?

16.

What is genetic engineering?

17.

What are some applications of genetic engineering?

18.

How has biotechnology improved agriculture?

19.

How can biotechnology contribute to peo
ples’ well
-
being?

20.

What is DNA and what does it do?

21.

Explain the process of gene splicing.

22.

How can gene splicing be beneficial?

23.

What was the first application of genetic engineering to produce a medication?

24.

What was the first agricultural application of gene
tic engineering?