Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Outdoor Industries/Subsistence Farming

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Subsistence Farming
Outdoor Industries
South Pacific Division/Island Ed.
Skill Level Unknown Answer-Keys 06.jpg
Year of Introduction: Unknown

1. Participate in the preparation of a food garden nine meters square. Cover the following points.[edit]

a. Choosing the site[edit]

b. Clearing the bush[edit]

c. Cleaning the area[edit]

d. Preparation of the soil for planting[edit]

2. Through a practical demonstration show how you will make and use compost in your garden.[edit]

3. List the crops from the following plant families you will plant in your garden and the time of year that you can do this.[edit]

a. Root crops—e.g. cassave, sweet potatoes, carrots[edit]

b. Grass—e.g. corn, sugar cane[edit]

c. Legumes—e.g. beans, peanuts[edit]

d. Leafy vegetables—e.g. cabbage varieties, aibika[edit]

e. Fruit—e.g. Bananas, pawpaw, tomatoes, egg plant, pumpkins, cucumber[edit]

4. Show by practical demonstration and by diagram how you will divide your garden to plant your crops.[edit]

5. What crops will best grow where you have burnt out stumps and logs?[edit]

6. Show and demonstrate how you will keep your garden free from weeds and garden pests.[edit]

7. Demonstrate how you will plant your crops to have a continual supply.[edit]

8. Show how to harvest crops for family use and commercial sale.[edit]

9. Show how you will rotate your crops.[edit]

10. Outline what you would do with your garden area after several seasons of cropping.[edit]

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