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Answer :

Subsistence and Plantation agriculture are some of the methods of farming.


Subsistence Farming:


When crops are grown to satisfy one’s own needs, it is called subsistence farming. There is no surplus for sale in the market.


Plantation agriculture:


When crops are grown for sale in the market with a motive to make a profit, it is called Plantation agriculture.


The following are the comparative features of Subsistence farming and plantation agriculture.



Subsistence farming is done in countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, Northeast India, North Korea and Manchuria whereas tea and coffee plantations can be seen in countries like India, Srilanka, Brazil and China.


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Mixed farming and dairy farming are some of the methods of agriculture.


Mixed Farming:


The type of farming in which cultivation of crops is done along with rearing of animals.


Dairy farming:


Dairy farming is the type of farming in which animals like cow, goat, sheep etc., are reared for long term production of milk.



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