Q. 284.3( 6 Votes )

Raghu had a poor yield due to the failure of the crop. His father Rajan suggested that he should grow two or more crop simultaneously in his field as this would reduce the risk of loss. He suggested two crops that can be grown together.
(i) Write the name of the cropping pattern which his father suggested.

(ii) Write the names of the examples of crops given by his father.

(iii) Mention any two values that are worth appreciation in his father’s behaviour.

Answer :

(i) The cropping pattern suggested by his father is mixed cropping because his father had advised him to grow two or more crops simultaneously which is a mixture of different crops and therefore is termed as mixed cropping.


(ii) Following are the names of the crops given by his father as an example:


Wheat along with the gram.


Wheat along with the mustard.


Groundnut along with the sunflower.


(iii) Following are the two values that are worth appreciation in his father’s behaviour:


His father shows a sense of awareness by suggesting a good method for increasing the yield.


His father is also environment-friendly because he suggested a method which is environment-friendly. He doesn’t ask him to use fertilizers which harm the environment.

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