Describe any four features of agriculturein India.
Explain any five features of Indian agriculture.
Ans. Some major features ofagriculture in India are given
(i) In most parts of India, agriculture is a primary activity that provides foodgrain as well as raw material for various other industries.
(ii) Three types of farming are found namely primitive subsistence farming in hilly and forested areas, intensive subsistence farming in densely populated areas and commercial farming.
(iii) Indian agriculture has three cropping seasons i.e. rabi, kharif and zaid.
(iv) Growth rate in agriculture is decelerating since 1957.
(v) Agriculture sector in India now faces challenges from international competitions and sectoral limitations.
(v) Institutional and technological reforms changed the face of thousand year old agricultural practices.