Discuss some strategies that were used to increase the level of agricultural production.

Some of the strategies used for increasing agricultural production were:

  1. The practice of plough agriculture was adopted and the activities expanded to the valleys of Ganga and Kaveri.
  2. The iron-ploughshare was utilised to make the alluvial soil more fertile.
  3. The technique of transplantation was used for increasing the production of the paddy.
  4. The people residing in the areas of the hills practised hoe agriculture that increased the agricultural production drastically.
  5. Irrigation was widely improved by developing canals and constructing tanks and other water storage facilities.

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