can someone give a para abut ploughing pls ?

Ploughing is tilling the land with the help of a plough. It turns soil upside down. 

Importance of ploughing

• It helps to loosen soil. Hence, it improves air circulation in soil.

• It helps in the retention of moisture.

• It helps in uprooting weeds from soil.

• It enhances the water retaining capacity of soil.

Tools for ploughing


Ploughs are being used since ancient times for the purpose of tilling soil. A plough is made up of wood, and is  drawn by a pair of bulls. Nowadays, wooden ploughs have been replaced by iron ploughs.


Hoe is a tool, which is used to remove weeds from soil and to loosen soil. It is made up of a long rod of wood or iron. It has a bent plate of iron fixed at one of its ends. It acts like a blade and is pulled by animals.


Ploughing is also done using a tractor-driven cultivator, which saves both time and labour.

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The primary purpose of ploughing is to turn over the upper layer of the soil, bringing fr It also aerates the soil, it allows to hold moisture better and provides a seed-free medium for planting an alternate crop. 

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