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What are circumstances that forced man to start growing crops?

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Man was forced to start growing of crops due to;

  • Increased population that could not be adequately fed from the natural environment.
  • climate changes such as increased drought threatened mans source of food.
  • competition for food between man and other animals.
  • Hunting and gathering was increasingly becoming very tiresome and unreliable.\
  • At times calamities such as bush five or floods destroyed vegetation or drove away hunted animals.