(i) Indian Agriculture is mainly of intensive subsistence type.
(ii) It is mainly practised in areas of high population pressure on land.
(iii) It is labour intensive farming where high doses of biochemical inputs and irrigation are used for obtaining high yields.
(iv) Farmers continue to take maximum output from the limited land with absence of alternate source of livelihood which leads to enormous pressure on agricultural land.
(v) The right of inheritance has led to division of land among successive generations and rendered the size of land holding uneconomical.