|Consider the following statements regarding mixed farming.|
|1. It is raising of crops and rearing of cattle, poultry, bee keeping, sericulture etc on the same land.|
|2. It is practised in densely populated areas.|
|3. Modern machinery, good seeds, fertilisers are used to increase the yield.|
|Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) 2 and 3
D) AH of these
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] Mixed farming is raising of crops and rearing of cattle poultry, bee keeping, sericulture etc. on the same land Cattle or poultry do not need extra expenditure as they thrive on the farm wastes. . Livestock animals provide substitute income when crops are not ready. This type of farming is largely practised r densely populated areas such as India. Main characteristics of this farming are as follow Scientific methods of agriculture are followed moden machinery, good seeds, fertilisers are used to increase the yield. Sufficient capital is required. Crops and animals are raised simultaneously. Rotation of crops is practised. Ensures steady income to the farmers.
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