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Content description VCGGK134

Geography / Levels 9 and 10 / Geographical Knowledge / Biomes and food security
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Environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world
  1. investigating the environmental constraints on agricultural production in Australia, such as soil moisture, water resources and soils, and the extent to which agricultural innovations have overcome them
  2. investigating how high crop yields around the world (for example from wheat, rice and maize) are related to factors such as irrigation, accessibility, labour supply, landforms and agricultural technologies, such as high yielding varieties
  3. using the concept of soil moisture budget to examine the spatial and seasonal quantity of soil moisture available for agriculture in different places in Australia
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