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Jhum cultivation is also called as _________.

A

slash and burn cultivation

B

plantation agriculture

C

intensive cultivation

D

mixed cropping

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slash and burn cultivation

Jhum cultivation, also known as the slash and burn agriculture, is the process of growing crops by first clearing the land of trees and vegetation and burning them thereafter. The burnt soil contains potash which increases the nutrient content of the soil.

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