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Answer the Following Question in Brief Why is Shifting Cultivation Not Productive in the Long Run? - Geography

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Answer the following question in brief

Why is shifting cultivation not productive in the long run?

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Solution

This form of agriculture is wasteful and harmful to forests and wildlife. After a few years the fertility of the land is reduced. The infertility is caused by excessive leaching, a process in which the salts and minerals of the soil are drained away by water.

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