Important Questions for Class 12 Chapter 9 - Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

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Important questions based on NCERT syllabus for Chapter 9 - Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production:

Question-1: If your family owned a dairy farm, what measures would you undertake to improve the quality and quantity of milk production?

Solution: To improve the quality & quantity of milk production, one should take care of the following points:
(i) Proper feeding of the cattle with good quality of food.
(ii)Clean and hygienic environment for cattles.
(iii)Proper medication.
(iv)Veterinary supervision.
(v)Selection of good breeds having high yielding capacity combined with resistance to disease.
(vi)Quality of breed.

Question-2: What is apiculture? How is it important in our lives?

Solution:
Apiculture is the rearing and breeding of honeybees for the production of honey .
It is important in our live as honeybees provide honey, which is a highly nutritive substance and beeswax is used in many industries. Honeybees also pollinate flowers of some very important plants like sunflower, apple, pear.

Question-3: Discuss the role of fishery in enhancement of food production.

Solution: Fishery is the rearing, breeding, catching & marketing of fishes and other aquatic animals. Fishes are important food for a large portion of human population. Meat of fishes is a rich source of proteins and other useful substances like polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The meat of other aquatic animals like prawn, crab is also consumed as food by human beings.