What is subsistence farming? Write any four features of subsistence farming

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A farming in which the main production is consumed by the farmer’s household is known as subsistence farming.
Features :
(i) Old technology and traditional implements are used.
(ii) Most of the food production is consumed by the farmers and their families.
(iii) Agricultural fields are small and farmers possess scattered land holdings.
(iv) Where facilities like electricity and irrigation are available farming has improved.
 

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