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Intensive farming

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Intensive farming or intensive agriculture is an agricultural production system characterized by a low fallow ratio and the high use of inputs such as capital, labour, or heavy use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers relative to land area. (Wikipedia)

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Farming systems

This term is used for the following terms: 
Factory farming
Industrial agriculture
Intensive agriculture
Intensive production

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