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Which one of the following is known as the slash and burn agriculture?

(a) Afforestation

(b) Crop cultivation

(c) Room cultivation

(d) Jhum cultivation

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Correct answer is (d) Jhum cultivation

The best explanation: The slash and burn agriculture includes growing crops by cutting down the trees and vegetation of the forest and burning the plant remains for agricultural use. It is also known as the jhum cultivation and is mostly practiced in the north-eastern states of India.

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