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9GE - Biomes and food production: Factors affecting crop yields

Year 9 - Geography

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Agricultural processes have a large-scale impact on natural resources and ecosystems and many businesses are turning to technology to help. This video introduces some issues that agricultural technologies aim to address, including water scarcity, farm waste and sustainability, with insight from scientists at agricultural research institutes.

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It is important to provide evidence of using a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

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Agriculture 2019. Britannica School. Retrieved 18 March 2019, from

Folnovic, T 2019, Factors That Affect Agricultural Productivity, Agrivi, accessed 18 March 2019, <>.

Irrigation 2019. Britannica School. Retrieved 18 March 2019, from