SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Which is an ideal practice for maintaining soil fertility in areas of high density of population?

    A)  Crop rotation    

    B)         Fallowing

    C)  Multiple cropping

    D)  Intensive farming

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Though the practices of fallowing and crop rotation both can be adopted for maintaining the soil fertility, the latter is better as it does not involve leaving the land uncultivated and the agricultural production does not suffer. Under the system of crop rotation crops with varying characteristics in terms of the depth of the root zone and the nutrient requirements and nutrient restoration by various plants are grown in a sequence one after the other.

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