Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Why is the agriculture in India seasonal in nature? What are the difficulties for perennial agriculture? - Geography

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Why is the agriculture in India seasonal in nature? What are the difficulties for perennial agriculture?

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The reasons for the seasonal nature of agriculture in India are as follows:

  1. Most of the farming in India is dependent on the monsoon.
  2. Monsoon is seasonal in India.
  3. It rains only in the months of June, July, August, and September in India.
  4. The rainfall is highly variable and its distribution is quite uneven in India. (8)

The difficulties for perennial agriculture in India are as follows:

  1. Nonavailability of regular water supply throughout the year
  2. Variations in climatic conditions
  3. Lack of capital
  4. Lack of transportation and storage facilities
  5. Lack of marketing facilities.
Concept: Animal Husbandry (Livestock) - Pisciculture (Fish Farming)
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Balbharati Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Agriculture
Exercise | Q 2.6 | Page 61
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