Distinguish between Subsistence Agriculture and Commercial Agriculture.

Updated on : 2022-09-05
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Subsistence agriculture:
. The predominant type of Indian agriculture is subsistence farming.
. In this type nearly half of the production is issued for family consumption and the rest is sold in the nearby markets.
. The farmers concentrate on staple food crops like rice and wheat.
Commercial agriculture:
. Crops in great demand are grown in commercial agriculture.
. In this type crops are raised on a large scale with the view of  exporting them to other countries and for earning foreign exchange.
Example: Cereals, cotton, sugarcane, jute etc.

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