Which one of the following countries has the largest arable land?
Plantation agriculture is practiced mainly in the
Which region is called the bread basket of the world?
Temperate grassland is called the ‘bread basket’ of the world. The roots of perennial grasses usually penetrate far into the soil, and grassland soil tends to be deep and fertile.
In North America, the prairies were once inhabited by huge herds of bison and pronghorns, which were hunted by wolves, bears, and other predators. These herds are almost gone now, and most of the prairies have been converted into the richest agricultural region on earth.
Which one of the following is not a type of shifting cultivation?
World’s largest producer of sugarcane
Name the country with the largest cattle population.
Which factor influences the plant growth most profoundly?
From which plant part is camphor (a distillate) obtained?
Which country is the largest producer of raw jute?
The natural rubber is obtained from the
The part of Equatorial region which has well-developed rubber plantations is
Malaysia is the leading producer of natural rubber in the world. About 46% of the total world’s rubber is produced in Malaysia. The rubber plantation was started in Malaysia in 1877. Rubber can grow anywhere in Malaysia, because of the suitability of climate and soil; but most of the rubber estates are concentrated in the western coastal plains of Malaysia. The plantation in the coastal zone gets the advantage of the nearest port for its export. Yet very low areas are avoided in order not to suffer from stagnation of water. The greatest production is in its Jahore State of Southern Malaysia. Here, rubber cultivation occupies about 4-2 million acres or about 65% of the total cultivated area in the country.
Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below;
Arrange the following countries in the descending order of their wheat production and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
are: China, India, U.S.A. and Russia.
Which of the following is/are the chief characteristics of commercial grain farming of the middle latitude grasslands?
1. The size of farms are generally large.
2. Cultivation is highly mechanized.
3. It is a type of extensive farming.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
Consider the following areas:
1. Central Africa
2. Borneo and Papua New Guinea
3. Amazon Basin
In which of the above areas is the primitive agriculture, such as shifting cultivation or bush-following type of cultivation, found?
Which one of the following matches in case of shifting cultivation is not correct?
Which among the following monoculture crops provide(s) immediate cash to the farmers?
1. Tea in Assam
2. Rubber in Africa
3. Sugarcane in Malaysia
4. Coffee in Brazil
India’s rank in rice production in the world is—