Agricultural Geography

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Agricultural Geography provides the basic information of various types of the agriculture on the earth surface viz., Subsistence, commercial, horticulture, specialised etc. Agricultural Geography as a sub-discipline of human and economic geography. The geography of human activities is called as ‘economic geography’ which examines the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary activities of man. Man in his primeval stage was a hunter and gather and during the Neolithic period he learned the art of cultivation of crops. Thus, agriculture had been the dominant economic activity in the past and it is still the mainstay of over two-third of the world population. The study of agricultural geography is thus of great social relevance among all the branches of human geography