Major Crops in India and Their Seasons - General Knowledge Today

Major Crops in India and Their Seasons

1. Kharif

The Kharif crop is the summer crop or monsoon crop in India. Kharif crops are usually sown with the beginning of the first rains in July, during the south-west monsoon season.
Millets (Bajra and Jowar)
Paddy (Rice)
Maize
Moong (Pulses)
Groundnut
Red Chillies
Cotton
Soyabean
Sugarcane
Turmeric

2. Rabi Crop
The Rabi crop is the spring harvest or winter crop in India . It is sown in October last and harvested in March April every year.
Wheat
Barley
Mustard
Sesame
Peas

3. Zaid Crop:

This crop is grown in some parts of country during March to June
Muskmelon
Watermelon
Vegetables (cucurbitacae family like bitter gourd, pumpkin, ridged gourd etc. )
Last Updated: November 22, 2013

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  2. sahibpreet singh says:

    very nice,very helpful,and no words to say

  3. gurrvinder singh says:

    do not have any information abuot the main crops of india?