Explain with examples, the interdependence of agriculture and industries.
The agro-industries have given a major boost to agriculture by rising its productivity.
- Agro-based industries depends on agriculture for raw materials.
- Industries sell their products such as irrigation pumps, fertilisers, insecticides pesticides, plastic and PVC pipes, machines and tools etc. to the farmers.
- Development and competitiveness of manufacturing industry has not only assisted agriculturalists in increasing their production but also made the production processes very efficient.