What is shifting agriculture?

A form of agriculture in which an area of ground is cleared of vegetation and cultivated for a few years and then abandoned for a new area until its fertility has been naturally restored is said to be shifting agriculture. But it has a weak side because it is difficult to calculate the loss of forests caused by this. The ashes made the soil infertile also. The crops are grown for 2 to 3 years, and when the fertility of the soil decreases, the farmer shifts to a new land.

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