Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 5th Standard
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Answer the following question. What changes has modern technology brought about in the methods of farming? - Environmental Studies 1

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Answer the following question.

What changes has modern technology brought about in the methods of farming?
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Solution

  1. Modern technology of agriculture uses improved seeds that give higher yield.
  2. Modern methods of irrigation such as drip irrigation and sprinkle irrigation are used.
  3. Organic fertilizers and manures are used to increase the fertility and productivity of the soil.
  4. Pesticides and insecticides are used to protect the crops against diseases and pest attacks.
  5. Through agricultural assistance programmes, farmers are given information and weather forecasts. All these changes have brought about a better yield of farm produce.
Concept: Fertilizers
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Balbharati Environmental Studies 1 Maharashtra State Board 5th Standard
Chapter 12 Food for All
Exercises | Q 4. (g) | Page 63
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