Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Write short notes on Plantation agriculture - Geography

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Plantation agriculture

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  1. Plantation agriculture is an extensive type of agriculture having large farm size on which one crop is cultivated. This is known as monoculture.
  2. Care has been taken to maintain the quality of the crop using scientific methods. This type of agriculture is modern as well as capital intensive agriculture.
  3. Since most of the work is done by human labour this type of agriculture is also referred to as labour intensive agriculture.
  4. The plantation crops once grown provides production for 10 to 15 years.
  5. Tea, coffee, rubber, cocoa, cashew nut, spices, etc., are the most important crops. For example, Rubber plantations in Kerala or tea plantations in Assam.
  6. Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Caribbean islands are the important countries where plantation agriculture is practiced.
Concept: Primary Occupations - Agriculture
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Primary Economic Activities
Exercise Q3 | Q 1 | Page 41
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