Cabbage cultivation

The cabbage consists of thick leaves overlapping tightly on growing main bud called ‘head’. Cabbage is very convenient to grow both on large and small-scale (kitchen garden) cultivation. Cabbage is grown throughout the country but it is more popular in Southern States where it is available all the year round. In northern India also, the …

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Pea cultivation

Pea cultivation

Peas Pisum sativum L. Fabaceae CLIMATE : The pea crop grows best in areas having coolgrowing season of at least five months’ duration. These conditions are met with in the plains of Punjab, Western Uttar Pradesh, parts of Rajasthan, Delhi and in the hills of Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradedsh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. In other …

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Oats Cereal cultivation

Oats Cereal (Avena sativa) Family  :     Gramineae Origin  :  Asia minor Introduction of Oats Cereal cultivation Oats Cereal crops are a most important crop of all as they form the staple food for mankind. Earlier, cereal crops meant only the cultivation of wheat and rice. Oats as a cereal crop had been cultivated for thousands of years, …

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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 crop of the tropical or …

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Chickpea Cultivation

Chickpea Cultivation

Introduction to Chickpea Chickpea Cultivation:-, (Cicer arietinum), also called garbanzo bean or Bengal gram, annual plant of the pea family (Fabaceae), widely grown for its nutritious seeds. Chickpeas are an important food plant in India, Africa, and Central and South America. CLIMATIC REQUIREMENTS For Chickpea Cultivation       Chick pea is a winter season crop but severe cold and frost are injurious to it. Frost at the time …

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Wheat Cultivation

Wheat (Triticum spp.) FAMILY: Poaceae ORIGIN: South-west Asia Introduction: Wheat (Triticum spp.) occupies the prime position among the food crops in the world. In India, it is the second important food crop being next to rice and contributes to the total foodgrain production of the country to the extent of about 25%. Wheat has played …

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