what are kharif and rabi crops

Asked by narendrasingh36372 | 2nd Apr, 2020, 01:25: PM

Expert Answer:

Kharif crops are sown with the beginning of the rainy season.
They require huge amount of water and hot weather to grow.
They require shorter day length. 
Sowing month is from June – July.
Harvesting month is from September - October
Examples: Rice, maize, cotton, groundnut, jowar, bajra, etc.

Rabi crops are sown after the end of the monsoon, i.e. during the winter season.
They require warm climate for seed germination and cold climate to grow.
They require longer day length.
Sowing month is from October – November.
Harvesting month is from March - April
Examples: Wheat, peas, gram, oilseeds, barley, etc.

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 2nd Apr, 2020, 05:46: PM