Slash-and-burn is an agricultural technique that involves the cutting and burning of plants in forests or woodlands to create fields. It is subsistence agriculture that typically uses little technology. It is typically key in shifting cultivation agriculture, and in transhumance livestock herding. Old terms for ''slash-and-burn'' in English include ''assarting'', ''swidden'', and ''fire-fallow cultivation''.
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