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What is the difference between traditional farming and modern farming?

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S. No

Traditional farming

Modern farming

1.

In traditional farming, fertilizers in the form of manure, cow dung are used

In modern farming, chemical fertilizers, organic pesticides are used

2.

Land or the fields are ploughed with cattle

Land or fields are ploughed with tractors, seed drillers etc

3.

2 crops can be sown at a time

2 or more crops can be sown at a time

4.

Yield is normal and it purely depends on weather

Best yields are obtained with High yielding variety of seeds

5.

More labour is employed

Less labour is required as most of the work are done by machineries


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