Crop Rotation is an important method for checking soil erosion and maintaining productivity of soil. Which among the following is / are other advantages of Crop rotation:
1. It controls the recurrence of weeds and disease
2. It increases water holding capacity of the soil
3. It enhances soil fertility & soil resilience
4. It reduces farm inputs and production costs
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Kindly note that statement 4 is ambiguous and may or may not be correct in all situations. Crop rotation sometimes increases farm inputs as well as production costs. However, if such a question appears in real exam, we have to weigh the pros and cons in the light of common understanding only.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module