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Lentil Cultivation

Lentil Cultivation

Lentil (Lens culinaris) Family: Leguminosae Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) may have been one of the first agricultural crops grown more than 8,500 years ago. Production of this cool season annual crop spread from the Near East to the Mediterranean area, Asia, Europe and finally the Western Hemisphere. It may have been …

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Soybean Cultivation

Soybean Cultivation

The Soybean (Glycine max) is an irrigated summer growing oilseed crop whose grain in Australia has traditionally been used for oil extraction and the meal used in the stockfeed industries. More recently soybeans have become a popular culinary grain used in the making of Asian foodstuffs such as milk and …

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Sorghum (Barley) Cultivation

Sorghum Cultivation Family  :          Poaceae Botanical Name  :           Sorghum Bicolor Origin  :           India and Africa Introduction Sorghum Cultivation Sorghum Cultivation:- Jowar Also known as Sorghum, Jowar is one of the most important crops cultivated after the major foodgrains wheat and rice. It can be considered a staple grain in many areas. Sorghum is a …

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Sugarcane Cultivation

Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)  Family : Poaceae Origin:  North east India Introduction of sugarcane cultivation Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is the main sources of sugar in India and holds a prominent position as a cash crop. India is the world’s largest consumer and the second largest producer of sugar, topped only by Brazil. Nearly …

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Jute Cultivation In Detail

Jute (Corchorus capsularis L and C.olitorius L.) family : Tiliaceae The jute cultivation in every district of Bengal is spoken of as of modern origin. introduction: of jute cultivation Jute (Corchorus capsularis L and C.olitorius L.) is one of the most important cash crops of eastern India. Exported as goods and as raw fibre.  India suffered a great setback in the …

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