10th Class Social Science Agriculture Agriculture - Important Terms And Concepts

Agriculture - Important Terms And Concepts

Category : 10th Class

 

Agriculture

 

Important Terms and Concepts

 

  1.         Agriculture. It is an economic activity related to cultivation of crops, animal rearing and fishing.

 

  1.         Commercial Farming. Farming in which crops are grown with the use of modern technology mainly for commercial purposes to obtain high productivity.

 

  1.         Green Revolution. A package programme to increase the productivity of food grains with the help of HYV seeds, machines, irrigation and fertilisers, etc.

Green revolution

 

  1.         Horticulture. Specialised cultivation of fruits and vegetables.

 

  1.         Intensive Subsistence Farming. A type of farming which emphasises maximum use of minimum land.

 

  1.         Kharif. An agricultural season where crops are grown with the onset of rains and harvested by the retreat of the monsoon, mainly October.

 

  1.         Plantation Agriculture. A large scale single crop farming which resembles factory production. It is both labour intensive and capital intensive.

 

  1.         Primitive Subsistence Farming. A type of farming done on small fields using primitive tools mainly in the form of shifting agriculture.

 

  1.         White Revolution. A package programme meant for increasing the productivity of milk.

White Revolution

 

  1.       Sericulture. Rearing of silkworms to produce raw silk.

 

  1.       Zaid. It is a short season where summer crop fruits like watermelon, vegetables and muskmelon like cucumber are grown.

 

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