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Editor Subramanyam, C.N.
Source SCERT Andhra Pradesh
Content type Text
Publisher Government of Andhra Pradesh
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Technology ♦ Agriculture & related technologies
Subject Keyword Chemical Fertiliser ♦ Green Revolution ♦ Organic Material ♦ Dryland Agriculture ♦ Modern Farming Practices ♦ Foreign Trade Policy
Table of Contents Chapter 6) Agriculture in India
  6.1) Types of Farming
  6.2) Cropping Seasons
  6.3) Major Crops
  6.4) Food Crops other than Grains
  6.5) Non-Food Crops
  6.6) Importance of Agriculture
  6.7) Indian farmers are mostly small landholders
  6.8) Agricultural production depends on natural factors
  6.9) The First Phase - Increasing Irrigation and Building Dams
  6.10) Second phase (1966-1990) – Green Revolution and its spread
  6.11) Dryland Agriculture
  6.12) The Effects of the Green Revolution
  6.13) Fertilizer Problems
  6.14) Third Phase (1990s to the present) – Post Reform Agriculture
Description This is the 6th chapter of the book “Social Studies: Class 9”. In this chapter we will study about various types of agriculture system in India. Agriculture is an age-old economic activity in our country. Over these years, cultivation methods have changed significantly depending upon the characteristics of physical environment, technological know-how and socio-cultural practices. Farming varies from subsistence to commercial type.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range 13 to 17 years
Educational Use Classroom ♦ Reading
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level IX and X
Learning Resource Type Book
Educational Framework Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (APBSE)
Time Required P3D
Pedagogic Objective To know about various kinds of farming system and cropping seasons in India.
Publisher Date 2013
Publisher Place Hyderabad
Size (in Bytes) 370.58 kB
Page Count 16


Source: SCERT Andhra Pradesh