'Features of Indian agriculture itself explains the story of its backwardness'. Put out your views in the reference to this statement



Indian agriculture is backward, despite the fact that it is of significant importance in the Indian economy.
The main features of Indian agriculture are :
(i) Agricultural outputs depends largely on rainfall and other natural factors like floods, droughts, stroms, etc.
(ii) The historical, social and cultural background
of state affects agricultural output.
(iii) Over three-fourth of land holdings are of
small size. Thus, agriculture is the source of ; livelihood for poor farmers.
(iv) Farming is a way of life rather than a commercial activity. Thus, production is mainly for self-consumption.
(v) There is little use of machinery.