SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Consider the following statements
    1. Rural forestry aims to raise the trees on community land and on privately owned land.
    2. Farm forestry encourages individual farmers to plant trees on their own farmland to meet the domestic need of the family. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1 

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Social forestry scheme can be categorized into groups; farm forestry, community forestry, extension forestry and agroforestry. Planting of trees on the sides of roads, canals and railways, along with planting on wastelands is known as 'extension' forestry, increasing the boundaries of forests. Under this project there has been creation of wood lots in the village common lands, government wastelands and Panchayat lands. In agroforestry, silvicultural practices are combined with agricultural crops like leguminous crop, along with orchard farming and livestock ranching on the same piece of land. In lay man language agroforestry could be understood as growing of forest tree along with agriculture crap on the same piece of land,

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