Theory:

  • As for industrial crops are concerned, European Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus are large cultivators of flax and hemp, sugar beets and sunflower seeds.
  • Tobacco is mainly grown in Belarus
  • Other Tobacco growing countries: Belarus, Bulgaria, Italy, and Macedonian Greece.
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Tobacco field
  • Major producers of softwood and hardwood: European Russia, Sweden and Finland.
  • Fishing is a large industry in Norway, Iceland, Russia, Denmark, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, etc.,
    Important fishing ground in Europe is Dogger Bank in North Sea.
  • Animal husbandry (especially cattle rearing and dairying) is predominatly practised in the northernmost countries in Europe besides growing few cereals (mainly oats).
  • There is a wide practise of Mixed farming, and the use of well- tried crop rotations methods.
Mixed farmingis a type of agriculture practise in which both growing crops and raising livestock is combined.
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  • Viticulture is most widely practised inItaly, France and Germany.
Viticulture: Viticulture is a branch of horticulture, which deals with the cultivation, protection, and harvest of grapes. It is also known as Winegrowing.
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Grape farm or Vineyard