Crop Seasons in India
- Crops are sown at the beginning of the south-west monsoon and harvested at the end of the south- west
- Seasons-May to July
- Harvesting season-September to October
- Important crops: Jowar, bajra, rice, maize, cotton, groundnut, jute, hemp, sugarcane, tobacco, etc
- Crops need relatively cool climate during the period of growth but warm climate during the germination of their seed and
- Sowing season-october-December
- Harvesting season-February-April
- Important crops: wheat, barley, gram, linseed, mus-tard, masoor and potatoes
- Besides the kharif and rabi crops, there are certain crops which are being raised throughout the year due to artificial
- Zaid kharif crops are sown in August-September and harvested in December-January.
- Important crops: rice, jowar, rapeseed, cotton,
- Zaid rabi crops are sown in February-March. Harvesting is in April-May.