With reference to recent trends in various crops in India, consider the following:
Assertion: In comparison to other crops such as cotton, paddy and maize, Sugarcane production in India is least affected by adverse monsoon
Reason: Most of the cane area in India has irrigation facilities
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [C] Both Assertion and Reason

Both Assertion and reason are correct
Most of the sugarcane production in India are covered by irrigation facilities and are very less dependent on rainfall.

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