Q. 814.7( 3 Votes )

Give the characteristics of commercial farming?

Answer :

(1) Use of higher doses of modern inputs, that is high yielding variety (HYV) seeds, chemical fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides in order to obtain higher productivity.
(2) Agriculture goods are mainly produced for sale.
(3) The main crops are rice, millets, spices, cotton, etc. The farmer can sell them on commercial lines.
(4) The degree of commercialization varies from one region to another. For example,  rice is a commercial crop in Haryana and Punjab, but in Orissa, it is subsistence farming.

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