Consider the following statements about Extensive agriculture:

  1. It is modern mechanised way of farming
  2. Area under cultivation is high but yield per hectare is low
  3. It is most predominantly practised in north-western India
  4. Usually monoculture is practised

  Which of the above statements are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

All given statements are correct
Extensive agriculture is modern mechanised way of farming. Area under cultivation is high but yield per hectare is low. This type of agriculture is most widely practised in Terai region northern plains and north-western India. Usually monoculture is practised in this type of farming. Wheat and Sugarcane are most common crops produced by extensive agriculture.

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