4.1   Meanings /Short definitions :

1.  Agriculture – Primary activity involving cultivation of crops, fruits, vegetables etc.

2.  Subsistence Farming – Agriculture practiced only to meet the needs of farmer.

3.  Nomadic Herding – Herdsmen moving from place to place with their animals.

4.  Mixed Farming – Farming in which land is used for growing food and fodder crops.

5.  Commercial Farming – Practice in which crops are grown exclusively for commercial purpose.

6.  Food crops–Crops like rice, wheat, maize etc.

7.  Fibre crops – Crops like jute and cotton.

8.  Beverage crops – Crops like tea and coffee .

9.  Mechanisation – Process of using machines more than human labour.