Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Give a short answer for the following question. Describe the importance of irrigation for agriculture. - Geography

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Give a short answer for the following question.

Describe the importance of irrigation for agriculture.

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Solution

  1. The monsoon in India is seasonal. It is highly variable and its distribution is quite uneven.
  2. A regular supply of water is essential for the growth of crops.
  3. Supplying water to the crops artificially is called irrigation.
  4. The groundwater is obtained for irrigational purposes by digging wells, bore wells, ponds, etc.
  5. This water is supplied to the farms with the help of channels or by using electric pumps.
  6. With various techniques of irrigation facilities, crops are grown on a large scale.
Concept: Agricultures
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Balbharati Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Agriculture
Exercise | Q 2.1 | Page 61
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