Solution 10 (Crop Production and Management)

When same kind of plants are grown and cultivated at same place in large quantity, are known as crops.

Eg :- Cereals, vegetables, fruits.

Types of crop in India-

India has different climatic condition (temperature, humidity and rainfall), so it has different crops at different places in different seasons. Crops can be divided in two broad pattern based on the season. These are explained below:

(i) Kharif Crops:-

(a) It is sown in rainy season, ie, June to September.

(b) Name of Kharif crops – Paddy, maize, soyabean, groundnut, cotton etc.

(ii) Rabi Crops:-

(a)It is grown in winter season, ie, October to March.

(b) Name of the Rabi Crops:- Wheat, gram, pea, mustard, linseed etc.

(iii) Pulses and vegetables are grown during summer at many places.

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Helping Topics

Crop production and management

Differences between fertiliser and manure

Watering is necessary for plants in frost and hot air(Extreme weather)

If wheat is sown in the kharif season

Continuous plantation of crops in a field

Importance of seed selection

Continuous rain on the plants

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