12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2017 Outside Delhi Set-I

  • question_answer Classify intensive subsistence agriculture into two categories practised in the world. How are they different from each other? Explain.

    Answer:

    Basically, there are two types of intensive subsistence agriculture:
    Intensive subsistence agriculture dominated by wet paddy cultivation: This type of agriculture is characterised by dominance of the rice crop.
                Intensive subsidence agriculture dominated by Non Paddy crops.
    Paddy Non Paddy
    Rise is the dominant crop. Wheat, soyabean, Barley and Sorghum are the main crops.
    Land holdings are very small due to high density of population. Land holdings are big.
    Labour is supplied by the farmer and his family members. Machinery deployed for cultivation of non-paddy crops.
    Fertility of soil is maintained by using farm manure. Fertilisers, pesticides are highly used for increasing soil fertility.


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