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Tanvi Dalwani from MOTHER'S GLOBAL SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Social Science , asked on 5/7/13

what are the advantages and disadvantages of modern farming??

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Abhiram From Sree Valluvanad Vidya Bhavan, added an answer, on 8/7/13
21 helpful votes in Social Science

 advantages:modern farming methods gives the opportunity to cultivate more than one crop annually in the same plot.it also gives high yield.

disadvantages:In modern farmingh methods  high amount of chemical fertilizers are used which decreases the solil fertility.use of chemical pesticides make the crop not fit for human consumption.

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James Rodriguez From Don Bosco Senior Secondary School, added an answer, on 8/7/13
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Hey Tanvi, in response to your question,


Modern farming methods gives a higher yield, better produce, etc. which is better overall for the cultivator(s).


The use of chemicals deems the crop unfit for human consumption. It also decreases the fertility of the soil.

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