BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF MAIN CROPS
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF MAIN CROPS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF MAIN CROPS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF MAIN CROPS Sowing time, harvesting time, seed requirements, average yield and average water depth requirements, of most of the crops have been given in Table 5.2. Still some important crops require special mention which given here. 1. Wheat. It is the main food cereal crop. It forms main food for millions of people all over the world. In India Indo-Gangetic plain is the main region where this crop is predominantly. This crop is sometimes sown by mixing with barley, gram peas or linseed. But in case of high yielding varieties it should be sown alone. Sowing of this crop starts from mid-October and continues up to mid-November. Harvest done from mid-March to mid-April. Common high yielding varieties of Wheat are Sharbati, Sonalika, Kalyan Sona, Sonara, C—273, C—281 etc. This crop requires total water depth of 37.5 cm which is provid in each of 7–10 cm depth. 2.Paddy…

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