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farming systems
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
Definition
The farming system is defined as a decision-making unit comprising the farm household, cropping systems, and livestock systems, which transforms land, external inputs (seed, pesticides, nutrients, etc.), and labor (including knowledge) into useful products that can be consumed or sold.
Definition Source
Nguyen, et. al: Agriculture 2019, 9(7), 138; https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture9070138
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Used For
farming
farming practices
Broader Term
Farms and Farming Systems
Narrower Term
agroforestry
agropisciculture
alternative farming
carbon farming
climate-smart agriculture
contour farming
conventional farming
dryland farming
extensive farming
fur farming
integrated agricultural systems
intensive farming
irrigated farming
livestock farming
low input agriculture
organic production
pastoralism
permaculture
precision agriculture
rainfed farming
shifting cultivation
small-scale farming
social farming
specialized farming
subsistence farming
traditional farming
urban farming
Related Term
agriculture
crop diversification
cultivation area
farm management
farms
prehistoric agriculture
Spanish
sistemas de explotación agrícola
Term Number
5506