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Groundnut Cultivation

 Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) family: Leguminosae Groundnut Cultivation:-  Origin: Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)is believed to be the native of Brazil to Peru, Argentina and Ghana, from where it was introduced into Jamaica, Cuba and other West Indies islands. (Groundnut Cultivation) CLIMATE AND SOIL Required For Groundnut Cultivation  Groundnut is grown throughout …

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Green Gram Cultivation In Detail

Green Gram Cultivation

Green gram (Phaseolus aureus Roxb) Introduction of Green Gram Green gram (Phaseolus aureus Roxb) is important pulse crops plant species in the legume family.The grains (whole or split) are used as a pulse or made into flour, and into straw and husk as fodder for cattle. Grains are also eaten whole (after germinating them), …

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Maize Cultivation In Detail

Maize Cultivation

Maize (Zea mays) FAMILY: Poaceae ORIGIN: Mexico Introduction to Maize Cultivation Maize Cultivation:-Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the most versatile emerging crop shaving wider adaptability under varied agro-climatic conditions. Globally, maize is known as queen of cereals because it has the highest genetic yield potential among the cereals.  Classification: …

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Pearl-millet Cultivation

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum)  Introduction: Bajra popularly known as Pearl millet, cattail millet or bulrush belongs to the family Poaceae. The crop is cultivated for grain as well as for fodder in the arid region of Africa and Asia and as a pasture in U.S.A. It is originated in India or …

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Cotton Cultivation

INTRODUCTION Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae. Cotton, one of the world’s leading agricultural crops, is plentiful and economically produced, making cotton products relatively inexpensive. The fibres can be made into a wide variety of …

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RICE CULTIVATION

RICE (Oryza sativa) FAMILY:  Poaceae ORIGIN:  Indo-Barma region INTRODUCTION Rice is the staple food of people from Southern and eastern parts of India. It is hence widely cultivated in India and other parts of Asia such as China, Japan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Thailand, etc. Globally, China is the leading producer of …

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