Conventional Agriculture

What is Conventional Agriculture?

Conventional agriculture includes

  • Mono-cropping
  • Use of inorganic fertilizers
  • Use of chemical insecticides and pesticides
  • To create desired growing conditions by removing trees, tillage, developing irrigation system etc.
  • More emphasis is given to maintain uniformity, hence results in reduction in diversity.
  • More prone to diseases and insect attacks, soil erosion.
  • A lot of energy and work for the farmer to maintain this farming system

Learn more about Sustainable Agriculture.