Select the correct word from the following list and fill in the blanks.
float, water, crop, nutrients, preparation
(a) The same kind of plants grown and cultivated on a large scale at a place is called ....
(b) The first step before growing crops is .... of the soil.
(c) Damaged seeds would .... on top of water.
(d) For growing a crop, sufficient sunlight and ..... and .... from the soil are essential.
NCERT Class 8th Science Chapter 1 Crop Production and Management