Agribusiness: one that markets farm products and equipment, including warehousing, seed monopolization, and fertilizer.
The corporatization of farming, resulting in a handful of very large non-local companies owning and managing--and in some cases ruining--millions of high-yield acres.
Dicots have two cotyledons, four- or five-part flowers, and net leaf vein patterns.
Monocots include grasses, orchids, palms, and cattails, and dicots include oaks, sycamores, and maples.
Synthetic ammonia is a key component of artificial fertilizers.
Ecofeminism and ecopsychology are mentioned, for example, as are terms from organic gardening and permaculture.
Animals: the animal kingdom branches into the deuterostomes (mouth and anus develop separately) and the protostomes.
Animals are multicellular and possess mitochondria, a complex nervous system, and cells protected by a membrane and filled with complex organelles.
Most of it is generated by sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide (air pollution). Results include fish and plant deaths, corrosion, groundwater pollution, and soil erosion. Actinomycetes: formerly classified as fungi because of their filaments, the actinomycetales include many types of soil bacteria.
They produce antibiotics, enzymes, and vitamins, although a few are harmful to humans.