Consider the following statements about Organic Farming:

  1. It avoids the use of genetically modified organisms
  2. It helps to greatly improve the soil quality
  3. It promotes the use of crop rotation and cover crops

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

All given statements are correct
Organic farming promotes the use of crop rotations and cover crops, and encourages balanced host/predator relationships. It avoids use of insecticides, pesticides and GMOs. It promotes the use of crop rotation and cover crops and helps in improving the soil quality.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module