Agriculture

1

Name the two major beverage crops grown in India. Describe their growing areas.

2

"The declining share of agriculture in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a matter of serious concern in India." Support the statement.

3

Compare ‘intensive subsistence farming’ with that of ‘commercial farming’ practiced in India.

4

“The Government of India has introduced various institutional and technological reforms to improve agriculture in the 1980s and 1990s.” Support this statement with examples.

5

Mohan owns a farm in Uttar Pradesh; he wishes to cultivate either Jute or Sugarcane. He shall cultivate which crop out of these two keeping in mind the conditions required for their growth? Explain.