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Chapter 4 - Agriculture
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Types of farming Cropping pattern Major crops

Raveena Bishnoi
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  1. Class 10 Geography NCERT Ravina Bishnoi Proud to be an Indian


  2. Chapter 4 Agriculture


  3. Agriculture


  4. Types of Farming Primitive Subsistence Farming - depends on monsoon, natural fertility of soil ,other type is slash & burn agriculture 2. Intensive Subsistence Farming - In areas of high population pressure on land Commercial Farming - Use of higher doses of modern inputs, Plantation is also type of commercial farming


  5. Cropping Pattern 1. Rabi Crops sown in winter from October to December ,harvested in April-June, Eg wheat, barley, peas, gram & mustard 2. Kharif Crops - sown in onset of monsoon, harvested in September - October ,Eg paddy, maize, jowar, bajra, tur, moong, cotton, jute, groundnut, soyabean 3. Zaid Crops - short season during summer months Eg watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber, & fodder crops


  6. Major Crop Areas Juto C Coon T Tea norost and scrub Cn


  7. Major Crops Rice . Staple food crop 2nd largest producer after china Kharif crop e Require high temperature & high humidity . Annual rainfall 100cm North, northeast, deltaic regions


  8. Wheat . 2nd most cereal crop Rabi crop Cool growing season * Sunshine at ripening Rainfall 75cm Nortwest & deccan plateau


  9. Millets * Jowar, bajra, ragi Coarse grains tood crop * Jowar - Rain fed crop, Maharashtra Bajra sandy soil, Rajasthan * Ragi - dry regions, red & loamy soil, karnataka


  10. Maize . Food & fodder crop Kharif crop e Temperature 21-27C Old Alluvial soil Bihar, U. P