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Establish the difference between Commercial farming and Subsistence farming with the help of a suitable example.

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A. Commercial Farming 

i. Use of higher doses of modern inputs like HYV seeds, fertilizers, etc. 

ii. Commercialization of agriculture varies from region to another 

iii. Plantation is also a type of commercial farming 

iv. Use of well-developed network of transport and communication 

v. High productivity for commercial purpose 

B. Subsistence Farming 

i. Is practiced on small patches of land 

ii. Labour intensive farming 

iii. Use of primitive tools 

iv. Dependent on Monsoons 

v. Called as ‘Slash and burn’ agriculture. 

vi. Low productivity.

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