Posts Tagged ‘ mono cropping ’

Cropping Patterns [Past 2]

July 4, 2012
By Krishiworld
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The climatic, edaphic and socio-economic diversity of the Indian crop-production scene is dotted with many cropping patterns. With a geographic area of 328.048 million hectares, stretching between 8oN and 36oN latitude and between 68oE and 98oE longitude, its altitude varying from the mean sea-level to the highest mountain ranges of the world, India presents a...

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Cropping Patterns [Past 1]

July 3, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Cropping activities go on all the year-round in India, provided water is available for crops. In northern India, there are two distinct seasons, kharif (July to October), and rabi (October to March). Crops grown between March and June are known as zaid. In some parts of the country, there are no such distinct seasons, but there they have their...

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