Describe any five important characteristics of plantation farming


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Five characteristics of plantation farming :
(i) It is a single crop farming practised on a large area.
(ii) Crops are mainly grown for the market.
(iii) It is both labour intensive and capital intensive.
(iv) It has an interface of agriculture and Industry.
(v) Developed network of transport and communi-cation connecting the plantation processing industries and markets play an important role in the development of plantations.
(vi) Examples of plantation crops are tea, coffee, rubber, sugar cane and banana.