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Which of the following is the local name of shifting cultivation in Sri Lanka?

A

Milpa

B

Chitemene

C

Chena

D

Podu

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Correct option is
C

Chena

Shifting cultivation is a traditional practice of agriculture prevalent in various parts of Asia, Africa and South-America. It is known as lading in south-east Asia, milpa in Central America, Chitemene or tavy in Africa and Chena in Sri Lanka. In India it has different local names like dhya, penda, bewar, nevad, Jhum, podu.

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