What Name is Jhoom Farming Known in Brazil?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : July 27th, 2022

Jhoom farming is known as Roca in Brazil whereas the word Jhum is commonly known in India, Ladang in Indonesia, and Milpa in Central America and Mexico. The other word for Jhoom is Shifting cultivation.  It is the local word for slash agriculture and a popular method in the Northeastern states of India.


What Name is Jhoom Farming Known in Brazil?

Shifting cultivation or Jhoom is an agricultural system few plots of land are cultivated temporarily by farmers and then abandoned while post-disturbance fallow vegetation is allowed to freely grow while the cultivator moves on to another plot. 

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