Education Makes People Easy to Lead but Difficult to Drive, Easy to Govern but Impossible to Enslave

Education Makes People Easy to Lead but Difficult to Drive, Easy to Govern but Impossible to Enslave

1. Pest infestation has gone up: Pests which we used to control by bio degradable methods have become resistant to many pesticides and now these chemical pesticides have become non effective.
  2. Loss of Bio Diversity: Due to heavy use of chemical pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers we have lost many birds and friendly insects and this is a big loss in long term.
  3. Chemicals in water: These chemicals which we have been using in our farms go down and contaminate ground water which effect ours and our children health.
  4. Excess use of fertilizers have made the soil infertile.
  5. Overuse of chemical fertilizers may affect human's health.

The Story of Village Palampur

I. SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT 
A. NCERT TEXTBOOK QUESTIONS 
Questions Within The Lesson 
Q.1. What is the difference between multiple cropping and modern farming methods? 
Ans. Difference between Multiple Cropping and Modern Farming : 
Multiple cropping and modern farming are two ways of increasing production from the same 
piece of land. Under multiple cropping, production is increased by growing more than one crop 
on a piece of land during the year. It is the most common way of raising agricultural 
Under modern farming method, production is increased by using modern technology in 
place of traditional agricultural practices. Under this method, high yielding varieties (HYVs) 
of seeds are used in place of simple seeds. HYV seeds promise to produce much greater 
labour and capital. They retain a part of produce for self-consumption and sell the surplus 
in the nearby market. That part of farm produce which is sold in the market is called 
marketable surplus. Small farmers have little surplus output. It is the medium and large 
farmers only who have substantial surplus produce for selling in the market. 
..Non-farm activities 
Out of every 100 workers in the rural areas in India, only 24 are engaged in non-farm 
activities. There is a variety of non-farm activities...

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