Explain the differences between Rabi and Kharif agricultural seasons.
|1. Rabi crops are sown in winter from October to December and harvested in summer from April to June.||1. Kharif crops are grown with the onset of monsoon in different parts of the country and these are harvested in September to October.|
|2. Some of the important rabi crops are wheat barley, peas, gram and mustard.||2. Important crops grown during this season are paddy, maize jowar, bajra tur, moong, urad, cotton jute, groundnut and soyabean.|
|3. States from north and northwestern parts such as Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, UP and Uttarakhand are important for the production of wheat and other rabi crops.||3. Important rice growing regions are Assam, Coastal region of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala Maharashtra, UP and Bihar.|