Agriculture in Cantabria

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Agriculture: Began in the neolitic age. Ag. Rev. Caused rural exodus and population decrease.Depends on climate, relief and soil.

Ag. Landscape: Land transformed by farming activities. Dif. Types depending on plots, farming systemsand settlements.

Plots: Varies size, shape & borders.

   Enclosed fields: Irreg. Plots sep. By walls or hedges. Eu near Atl.

   Open fields: Reg. Plots with no boundaries. Cent. Eu

Intensive ag: Densly pop. Areas, small farms, depend on ferts, special seeds and lots of manual labour.

Extensive ag: Sparse pop. Areas, big land limited manual labour and use of machinary.

Rural settlements: Where people in the countryside live. Can be scattered or concentrated

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