Agriculture

Which of the following is an example of subsistence farming?

  1. Commercial farming
  2. Organic farming
  3. Extensive and intensive farming
  4. Shifting cultivation

Answer

Subsistence farming is self sufficiency farming in which the farmers grow enough food to feed themselves and families. It is mostly practiced in developing countries.

Shifting cultivation is a type/ example of subsistence farming in which the farmers clear a patch of forest land by cutting and burning of trees and then crops are grown.

The correct option is D.