Which form of agriculture practices the clearing of forest?

Shifting Agriculture

What is shifting cultivation?

Shifting cultivation is an agricultural system in which a person uses a piece of land to abandon or alter the initial use a short time later. Shifting cultivation is an example of arable, subsistence and extensive farming. It is the traditional form of agriculture in the rainforest.

  • It provides a straightforward and high-speed method of the preparation of the land for agriculture.
  • In the shifting cultivation, the growth of the crops will start fast, and sometimes only it will get ready for the harvest.
  • In the shifting of the cultivation, there is no fear or danger for the flood and the animals that destroy the crops.

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