Which of the following are correct about Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI)?

  1. Practicing intercropping with effective utilization of land
  2. No-till sugar cane cultivation
  3. Use of drip irrigation
  4. It mandates for organic sugarcane production

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [A] 1, 2 & 3 Only

Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI) does not put an end to use of chemical fertilizers; and promotes optimum use of fertilizers. It promotes more use of organic manures, bio-fertilizers and follows bio control measures. However, it does not ask for a sudden switch to organic cultivation.

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