Student’s Name: Instructor’s Name: Subject: Date: Horticultural and Agricultural Societies Introduction The art and science of growing flowers vegetables and fruits are what is known to be horticultural. It involves the conservation of plants management of soils restoration of landscape and construction and designing of gardens. The history of horticulture starts from the time of Cyrus ancient of Persia and has improved and grown all the way up to day. The origin of horticultural was from the nomadic hunters and gatherers to today’s horticultural communities. Typically it was done in small scale of land around people’s living places. In Swiddens horticulture was done in forest areas. This paper expands showing the difference between the horticultural and agricultural societies. Agricultural Societies involve the producing and maintaining farmland and crops. Also defined the crops. Conclusion Horticulture is growing of flowers vegetables and fruits on small scale of land. Its beneficial to many since it enables the production of crops that can’t grow in normal climate due to changes. Horticulture is practiced in many countries which produce different crops leading to improvement of the standard of living of people the creation of job opportunities and improvement of technology that is the use of greenhouses. Horticulture differs from agriculture by the scale of production specialization of the crop most times agricultural is the reverse of horticultural. Work Cited Janick Jules. Horticultural Science. New York: freeman 2006. Webber Herbert J. New Horticultural and Agricultural terms.2003 pp501-530. Bellwood P. First farmers: The origins of agricultural societies. Blackwell 2008. Macionis J. J. Society: The basics. Pearson/Prentice Hall 2009. [...]
Write and/or research a well written essay Due 3/12 (Your essay should be 3 pages in length) What are the major environmental and technological differences between horticultural and intensive agricultural societies? Where do you find them and in what types of climates and ecozones? Give examples of societies and what kinds of crops they grow. How did their farming practices help them to adapt to their environments?