All In One - Geography

Book: All In One - Geography

Chapter: 3. Agriculture

Subject: Social Science - Class 10th

Q. No. 2 of Check Point 01

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In which type of farming, primitive tools are used.

India is predominantly an agricultural country. Different forms of agriculture are practiced in the country which depends upon a variety of physical, environmental and socio-economic conditions. One type of agriculture that is practiced in the country is primitive subsistence farming and is one of the oldest methods used for growing and harvesting crops. In this form, the producer lives directly on what he produces. It is fully dependent on natural environmental factors along with family labour, and there is no involvement of technology in any form. The tools like hoe, dao and digging sticks that are used are also primitive in nature. It is mostly observed in less economically developed areas where population density is high, but means of gainful employment outside of agriculture is low.

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