Sunday, 2 June 2013

FOOD CROPS DISTRIBUTION : RICE (KHARIF CROP,) WHEAT (RABI CROP), MILLETS, BARLEY

RICE (KHARIF CROP)
Conditions Required
Temperature: not below 21o C
Rainfall: More than 125cm
Soil: Clayey loam best suited
Distribution (in order of Production)
1. West Bengal 2. U P 3. Andhra Pradesh 4. Punjab 5. Tamil Nadu 6. MP 7. Orissa 8. Bihar 9. Assam 10. Karnataka 11. Maharashtra 12. Haryana 13. Kerala

WHEAT (RABI CROP)
Conditions Required
Temperature: 10 – 15o C (winder) 21o - 26o C (Summer)
Rainfall: 75cm -100cm (moderate)
Soil: Well drained fertile, friable loams, and clay loams
Distribution (In order of Production)
1. Uttar Pradesh 2. Punjab 3. Haryana 4. Madhya Pradesh 5. Rajasthan 6. Bihar 7. Gujarat 8. Maharashtra



MILLETS
BAJRA
Condition Required
Temperature: 25o - 30o C
Rainfall: 40 – 50cm
Soil: Poor light sandy soils, black and red soils
Distribution (in order of Production)
1. Rajasthan
2. Maharashtra
3. Gujarat
4. Uttar Pradesh
5. Haryana

BARLEY
Condition Required
Temperature: 10 - 15o C
Rain fall: 75 cm to 100cm
Soil: Light clay and alluvial soil
Distribution(In order of production)
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Rajasthan
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Haryana
5. Punjab
6. Bihar
7. Himachal Pradesh
8. West Bengal

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