UNIT 5: FOOD Crossword

Created
Apr 5, 2016
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Crossword
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Is plant crops in strips or between shrub or trees. Alley cropping
Is a land of a capable being ploughed and used to grow crops Arable Land
Is the amount of present in each serving of food Calories
Is a large group of organic compounds occurring in food and livings tissues that including sugar, starch, and cellulose Carbohydrates
Is a stiff sticky fine-grained earth is typically yellow, red or bluish-gray in color and often an impermeable of layer in the soil Clay
Is plant rows across the contour of land that create mini dams Contour Farming
Is when components from one place to another Erosion
Is a extreme scarcity of food Famine
Is artificial of application of water to land assist in the production of crop Irrigation
Is when organic compounds including fats, oils, and cholesterol Lipids
Is when the fertile soil that the clay and sand containing humus Loam
Is when a person who makes an effort to eat food that is grown in raised and produced in locally, within 100 miles from there home Loalvore
The business of felling trees and cutting then into logs transporting to logs to sawmills or to market Logging
Is a type of land that degradation which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid that bodies of water as well as vegetation and wild life Desertification
Is a farm on a large numbers of live stock the raised indoors in conditions intended to maximize Factory Farming
Is when a brown or black material in the soil that formed when plants and animals decay Humus
A chemical element in nitrogen, phosphorus, which relatively large quantities are essential to growth in health plant Macrountrient
Unhealthy condition that results that not eating enough food or not eating enough healthy food Malnuitriton
A organic compound that essential in minute amounts to the growth and health of animal Micronutrient
a way to grow crops or past from year to year without disturbing the soil through tillage No-till Farming
Is a obtained from living things from their nemains Organic Matter
Is heavily that the vegetation is damaged and the ground become liable to erosion Overgrazeing
Is destructive insect other animal that attacks crops, food, livestock, etc Pest
Is chemical substance that an animal or insect that attract other animals or insects and especially a mate Pheromones
Is substance found in foods that important part of the human diet Proteins
Something that make drains or flows off as rain that flows off from the land in streams Runoff
Is process by which a non saline soil becomes a saline by the irrigation of land with brackish water salinzation
Is earthy matter or fine sand like carried by moving or running water that deposited as a sediment Silt
Is when plant rows across the contour of land to create mini dams strip cropping
Is an open mine that especially a coal mine, that whose seams out crops run close to ground level and exposed by the removal of topsoil and overbureden Surface Mining
Is when reduces erosion on steep slopes by cutting ridges or steps into the land Terracing

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Soil Crossword Puzzle

Created
Oct 28, 2016
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Occurs when chemical reactions dissolve the minerals in rocks or change them into different minerals Chemical Weathering
average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time; can be classified by temperature, humidity, precipitation, and vegetation Climate
planting along the natural contours of the land to reduce soil erosion Contour farming
each layer in a soil profile horizon A (top layer of soil), horizon B (middle layer) and horizon C (bottom layer) Horizon
dark-colored, decayed organic matter that supplies nutrients to plants and is found mainly in topsoil. Humus
mechanical weathering process that occurs when water freezes in the cracks of rocks and expands, causing the rock to break apart. Ice wedging
removal of minerals that have been dissolved in water Leaching
twigs, leaves, and other organic matter that help prevent erosion and hold water and may eventually be changed into humus by decomposing organisms Litter
physical processes that break rock apart without changing its chemical makeup; can be caused by ice wedging, animals, and plant roots Mechanical weathering
method for reducing soil erosion; plant stalks are left in the field after harvesting and the next year’s crop is planted within the stalks without plowing No-till farming
chemical weathering process that occurs when some minerals are exposed to oxygen and water over time Oxidation
mixture of weathered rock and mineral fragments, decayed organic matter, mineral fragments, water, and air that can take thousands of years to develop. Soil
vertical section of soil layers, each of which is a horizon Soil profile
farming method used to reduce erosion on steep slopes Terracing
mechanical or chemical surface processes that break rock into smaller and smaller pieces Weathering

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Soil Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Created
Oct 26, 2016
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Occurs when chemical reactions dissolve the minerals in rock or change them into different minerals Chemical Weathering
Average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time; can be classified by temperature, humidity, precipitation and vegetation Climate
Planting along the natural contours of the land to reduce soil erosion Contour Farming
Each layer in the soil profile hoizon A (top layer of soil) horizon B (middle layer) and horizon C (bottom layer) Horizon
Dark colored decayed organic matter that supplies nutrients to plants and is found mainly in top soil Humus
Mechanical weathering processes that occurs when water freezes in the cracks of rocks and expands causing the rock to break apart Ice Wedging
Removal of minerals that have been dissolved in water Leaching
Twigs, leaves and other organic matter that help prevent erosion and hold water and may eventually be changed into humus by decomposing organisms Litter
Physical processes that break rock apart without changing its' chemical makeup; can be caused by ice wedging animals and plant groups Mechanical Weathering
Method for reducing soil erosion; plant stalks are left in the field after harvesting and the next year's crop is planted within the stalks without plowing No till farming
Chemical weathering process that occurs when some minerals are exposed to oxygen and water over time Oxidation
Mixture of weathered rock and mineral fragments, decayed organic matter, mineral fragments, water, and air that can take thousands of years to develop Soil
Verical section of soil layers, each of which is a horizon Soil Profile
Farming method used to reduce erosion on steep slopes Terracing
Mechanical or chemical surface processes that break rock into smaller and smaller pieces Weathering

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Unit 5: Food Crossword

Created
Mar 7, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

planting rows of trees at wide spacing Alley cropping
capable of producing crops; suitable for farming; suited to the plow and for tillage arable land
units of energy Calories
The main types of nutrients Carbohydrates
yellow, red, or bluish-gray in color and often forming an impermeable layer in the soil. Clay
the practice of tilling sloped land along lines of consistent elevation contour farming
process in which fertile land becomes desert Desertification
Process of eroding or eroded by wind Erosion
scarcity of food famine
a farm on which large numbers of livestock are raised indoors factory farming
organic component of soil Humus
watering of land to make it ready for agriculture irrigation
any one of various substances that contain fat lipids
soil that is good for growing plants loam
cutting and preparing the timber logging
substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms Macronutrients
lack of protein nutrition Malnutrition
substance required in trace amount for normal growth micronutrients
a way of growing crops No Till Farming
matter composed of organic compounds coming from remains of organisms Organic matter
Letting livestock graze land so heavily that the soil loses fertility Overgrazing
destructive insect Pest
chemical substance produced and released into the environment by an animal Pheromones
A substance found in foods that are important to human diets Proteins
the draining of water Runoff
A build up of salt in soil Salinization
fine sand, clay silt
the growing of a cultivated crop Strip cropping
extracting minerals near the surface of the Earth Surface mining
reduces erosion on steep by cutting ridges Terracing
top layer of soil Topsoil

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Weathering and Erosion Crossword

Created
Oct 27, 2016
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What type of weathering breaks smaller pieces of rock from larger pieces Mechanical
What type of weathering slowly dissolves rock chemical
What is the process in which wind, water, gravity transport soil? Erosion
When farmers change crops to protect nutrient depletion. Crop rotation
When farmers grow a crop between seasons to prevent erosion. cover crop
Creating a series of steps so that farming can occur on a steep hill Terracing
Leaving the previous season's stalks behind to prevent erosion. no till
Refers to the pore space in soil taken up by water or oxygen porosity
Water dissolves and carries nutrients in topsoil to lower layers leaching
The top layer of soil topsoil
The most fertile section of topsoil humus
The layer of rock beneath soil layers bedrock
When water in the air causes chemical change oxidation
Repeated freezing and thawing in cracks of rock ice wedging
Type of weathering in which harder rock weathers less than softer rock differential
When limestone is dissolved underground, you get a... cave
When pollution and rain weather together. acid rain
Grinding away of rock abrasion
Agent of mechanical weathering wind
Agent of chemical weathering water
Living agent of mechanical weathering plants
Rock that is the source of the fragments parent rock
Protecting soil from nutrient loss or erosion soil conservation
When water slows and drops sediment deposition
Deposition that occurs as a body of water slows to flow into another delta
Sediment deposits here when a river overflows its banks (pg.318) floodplain
a fan-shaped deposion on land alluvial fan
As a mountain ages, its peaks become (rounder/sharper) rounder

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SOIL CROSSWORD

Created
Nov 6, 2016
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Crossword
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Largest particle dries quicl;y and texture is rough and gritty. Sand
Relative proportions of sand, silt, and clay texture
What the soil is composed of air, water, nutrients, and orgainic matter Composition
the proccess by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, ext. Erosion
How much water the soil will allow through permeability
Depends on how many pores and the size of the pores porosity
influenced by the amount of proteins present in the soil Color
used to identify different types of soil Soil Properties
the break down of rock and minerals by rain, acid, salt, wind, and temperature into sediments weathering
Medium sized particles, texture is smooth and powdery when dry and slippery when wet. silt
smallest particle; smooth and hard as stone when dry and sticky when wet clay
Mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Best type of soil for growing plants. Loam
soil layers; more mature soil has more horizons soil horizon
Mixture of rock, minerals, and organiz matter soil
living particles in soil organic
non living particles in soil inorganic
Mostly made of decaying leaves, twigs, and animal remains/waste Humus
loose soil that is rich in organic material needed by plants topsoil
rich in minerals that are wased down in minerals that are wased downfrom topsoil by rain subsoil
slightly broken up rock. plants roots cannot go through this layer. Mostly inorganic. weathered rock
also knowthe parent material. unweathered solid rock bneath all layers. bedrock
the extraction of valuable minerals or geological materials from the earth. mining
a natrual material with a high concentation of metals and valuable materials that can be extracted for a profit. Ore
when a mine is no longer being used, the land should be restored to its former state or better. Reclamation
minerals or substances that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natrual resource
a natural resource that can be replaced quickly enough so that we will not run out renewable resource
hydrocarbons created from the remains of formerly living organisms used for energy. fossil fuel
a natrual resource that we need to use carefully because it cannot be replaced quickly and we will run out. nonrenewable resource

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Soil and Agriculture Crossword

Created
Feb 21, 2017
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Tool used to determine soil texture SOILTRIANGLE
_______ is parallel to the crust and is made up of layers SOILHORIZON
Method of farming used on the sides of mountains to increase amount of crops grown TERRACING
_____ is the process of removing trees from a habitat DEFORESTATION
Caused by excessive rain or over cropping SOILEROSION
Chemicals used to kill any insects trying to eat crops INSECTICIDES
Man made crops designed to produce more food (controversial) GMOS
_________ are used to stop the growth of fungus and bacteria in crops FUNGICIDE
Fences or trees strategically placed to stop the flow of wind are called WINDBREAKS
Plowing along the contours of land to prevent erosion CONTOURPLOWING
_______ is the process of changing crops yearly to maintain nutrients in the soil CROPROTATION
_______ happens with water forces fertilizer from its original position FERTILIZERRUNOFF
When crops do no receive the nutrition UNDERNUTRITION
Revolution that recently occurred that brought GMOS to the market GREENREVOLUTION
Process of which water completely fill an area WATERLOGGING
the layer of untouched rock located above the bedrock RIGOLITH
Very top layer of the soil horizon OHORIZON
Second layer from the top layer of soil AHORIZON
Lowest layer of all the soil horizons CHORIZON
The growing of one type of crop in a given area MONOCULTURE

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Agriculture Crossword

Created
Aug 23, 2016
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A person who studies and experiments with the selection and growth of crop plants and pastures. Agronomist
The science or practise of farming. Agriculture
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cow
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal used as food. Grain
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A person who studies the origin, managment and use of soils. Soilscientist
A tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable. Carrot
A pale yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. Lemon
A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers. Tractor
A breed of sheep. Merino
Grass that has been mown and dried, often use as sheep food. Hay
Pollination of a flower or plant with pollen from another flower or plant. Crosspollination

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Weathering Crossword Puzzle

Created
Feb 6, 2017
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The breaking down and weathering of a rock from mechanical weathering Abrasion
Rocks break by chemical weathering Chemical weathering
Metallic element combines with oxygen and causes chemical change Oxidation
chemical Reaction between water and another substance to form two new substances Hydrolysis
conversions of a compound into a carbonate Carbonation
Percipitation that contains a high concentrarion of acid Acid Percipitation
Weaker rocks weather away at a faster rate than harder rocks Differential Weathering
Mixture of minerals, water, gases, and remains of dead organisms Soil
Layers of soil Soil Profile
Horizontal layer of soil Horizon
Dark, organic material formed in soil from the decayed remains of plants and animals Humus
Process were Earth's surface are loosened, dissolved or worn away Erosion
Water removes topsoil Sheet Erosion
Movement of a large mass of sediment or a section of land down a slope Mass movement
Slow, downslope flow of soil Sulification
Slow downhill movement of weathered rock material Creep

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Agriculture Crossword

Created
Mar 28, 2018
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Any plant whose fruit, seed etc are used for food. Vegetable
Provide starch and make French fries Potato
a cultivated plant that is grown as food, especially a grain, fruit, or vegetable. Crops
A type of wheat used mainly for macaroni. Durum
The science or practice of farming, cultivation of soils & rearing of animals for food Agriculture
A powerful, motor-driven machine used to pull implements and do other work on the farm. tractor
The product of any of a variety of perennial crops, typically grasses that can be used as feed for ruminant animals. Hay
a cereal plant that is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc. Wheat
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cows
Type of gardening tool. Hoe
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A male sheep. Ram
This oil is used for healthy cooking and baking. Canola
Takes care of bees. Beekeeper
An expert who can give advice on crops and soils Agronomist

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Soil Crossword

Created
Oct 27, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Occurs when chemical reactions dissolve the minerals in rocks or change thme into different minerals Chemical Weathering
Average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time; can be classified by temperature, humidity, precipitation, and vegetation. Climate
planting along the natural contours of the land to reduce soil erosion Contour farming
each layer in a soil profile (O, A, B, C) Horizon
dark-colored, decayed organic matter that supplies nutrients to plants and is found mainly in topsoil Humus
mechanical weathering process that occurs when water freezes in the cracks of rocks and expands, causing the rock to break apart Ice wedging
removal of minerals that have been dissolved in water Leaching
twigs, leaves, and other organic matter that helps prevent erosion and hold water and may eventually change into humus by decomposing organisms Litter
physical processes that break apart rock without changing its chemical makeup; can be caused by ice wedging, animals, or plant roots Mechanical weathering
method for reducing soil erosion; plant stalks are left in the field after harvesting and the next year's crop is planted within the stalks without plowing No-till farming
chemical weathering process that occurs when some minerals are exposed to oxygen and water over time Oxidation
mixture of weathered rock and mineral fragments, decayed organic matter, water, and air that can take thousands of years to develop Soil
vertical section of soil layers, each within is a horizon Soil profile
farming method used to reduce erosion on steep slopes Terracing
mechanical or chemical surfaces processes than break into smaller and smaller pieces Weathering

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