What are is monoculture?Give three disadvantages of monoculture.

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Monoculture refers to the cultivation of a single crop over a large area. E.g. cultivation of banana, tea, cotton, rubber etc. It yields good profit to the cultivators, but is quite detrimental for the environment

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Monoculture is the agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop , plant, or livestock species, variety, or breed in a field or farming system at a time.
The disadvantages of monoculture in agriculture include: reduced diversity of plants and animals, increased difficulty in nutrient recycling, increased pesticide use and the use of unsustainable practices resulting in decreased yields. This type of farming is reliant on the use of chemical fertilizers.
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Monoculture is the agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop, plant, or livestock species, variety, or breed in a field or farming system at a time.
1. reduced plant competition for nutrients , space and solar radiation 
2. Control of undesirable organisms 
3. Reduction of costs by limitation of specialized machinery required for arable operations .
4.maximize profit from the growing of high gross margin plants 
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Scientific definition - Vegetation composed of a single species

Agricultural definition - Field composed of a single crop rather than multiple crop species.

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monoculture is the process in which only single kind of crops are grown.
dissadvantage of monoculture --
1. diversity is reduced .
2. ecological balance is disturbed.
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