Q. 75.0( 2 Votes )

Give one word for the following:

(a) Farming without the use of chemicals as fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides is known as ...

(b) Growing of wheat and groundnut of the same field in called ...

(c) Planting of soybean and maize in alternate rows in the same field is called …..

(d) Growing different crops on a place on a piece of land in pre planned succession is known as ....

(e) Xanthium and Parthenium are commonly Known as....

(f) Causal organism of any disease is called as......

Answer :

(a) Organic farming


It is practised to reduce the ill effects of chemicals on the environment and crops. It is also beneficial for the environment.


(b) Mixed cropping


It is done in groundnut and wheat to enhance the crop production. it also ensures crop safety against failure.


(c) Intercropping


Intercropping of soybean and maize leads to increase in crop production.


(d) Crop rotation


It is also one of the methods to improve the crop yield.


(e) Weeds


They are unwanted plants that compete with the main plant for food sunlight and water. They sometimes destroy the main plant.


(f) Pathogens


Pathogens are disease causing organisms in animals and birds. They make the animals and birds and also kill them


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