Definitions for "Intensive agriculture"
a form of agriculture that involves the use of draft animals or tractors, plows, and often some form of irrigation.
System of cultivation using large amounts of labour and capital relative to land area.
(in·TEN·sive AG·ri·CUL·ture). The cultivation of domesticated crops through annual preparation of fields, use of fertilizers, and irrigation, enabling a population to produce enormous food surpluses thereby sustain dense populations in large permanent settlements. By this means the carrying capacity of settlements increased significantly.
A system to maximize output of land through use of chemicals and machinery.