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Capture fishing:The method of obtaining fishes from natural resources. Mariculture:It is the culture of marine fishes used for commercial purposes. Aquaculture:It involves the production of aquatic animals that are of high economic value such as prowns,lobsters,fishes,crabs,etc...

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For increasing production in poultry, fisheries, and bee keeping. The common factor is the proper management techniques that need to be followed as given below: Regular cleaning of farms is of utmost importance. Maintenance of temperature and prevention and cure of diseases is also required to increase the number of animals....

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Benefits of cattle farming: 1.Good quality and quantity of milk can be produced. 2.Draught labour animals can be produced for agricultural work. 3.New variety that are resistant to diseases can be produced by crossing two varieties with the desired traits....

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Cattle farming: It is one of the methods of animal husbandry that is most beneficial for farmers. Using this method, better breeds of draught animals can be produced. Such draught animals are engaged in agricultural fields for labour work such as carting, irrigation, tilling, etc....

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Losses occurs due to biotic and abiotic factors Biotic — insects, rodents, fungi, mites and bacteria Abiotic — inappropriate moisture and temperatures in the place of storage. These factors cause degradation in quality, loss in weight, poor germinability, discolouration of produce, all leading to poor marketability. Prevention: These f...

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Losses occurs due to biotic and a biotic factors Biotic — insects, rodents, fungi, mites and bacteria Abiotic — inappropriate moisture and temperatures in the place of storage. These factors cause degradation in quality, loss in weight, poor germinability, discolouration of produce, all leading to poor marketability. Prevention: These ...

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Genetic manipulation: The process in which the gene for a particular character is introduced inside the chromosome of a cell. When the gene for a particular character is introduced in a plant cell, a transgenic plant is produced. These transgenic plants exhibit characters governed by the newly introduced gene. For example, let us assume there...

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Inter-cropping : It helps in preventing pests and diseases to spread throughout the field. It also increases soil fertility. Crop rotation: It prevents soil depletion, increases soil fertility, and reduces soil erosion. Both play an important role in increasing the yield of crops. Both methods reduce the need for fertilizers. It also h...

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They are added to enrich the soil with the required nutrients. Manure helps in enriching the soil with organic matter and nutrients.This way fertility and structure of the soil improves. While fertilizers ensure a healthy growth and development in plants. They are a good source of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. To achieve maximum yield,...

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Crop rotation: The methods of crop production that ensures high yield. It is the method of growing two or more varieties of crops on the same field in sequential seasons. A crop utilizes some particular nutrients in larger quantities from the soil. Then, if the same crop is grown in subsequent seasons those nutrients will get depleted in the so...

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Crop rotation: The methods of crop production that ensures high yield. It is the method of growing two or more varieties of crops on the same field in sequential seasons. A crop utilizes some particular nutrients in larger quantities from the soil. Then, if the same crop is grown in subsequent seasons those nutrients will get depleted in the so...