can someone give a para abut ploughing pls ?
Ploughing is tilling the land with the help of a plough. It turns soil upside down.
Importance of ploughing
• It helps to loosen soil. Hence, it improves air circulation in soil.
• It helps in the retention of moisture.
• It helps in uprooting weeds from soil.
• It enhances the water retaining capacity of soil.
Tools for ploughing
Ploughs are being used since ancient times for the purpose of tilling soil. A plough is made up of wood, and is drawn by a pair of bulls. Nowadays, wooden ploughs have been replaced by iron ploughs.
Hoe is a tool, which is used to remove weeds from soil and to loosen soil. It is made up of a long rod of wood or iron. It has a bent plate of iron fixed at one of its ends. It acts like a blade and is pulled by animals.
Ploughing is also done using a tractor-driven cultivator, which saves both time and labour.