What are the differences between kharif crops and rabi crops?
Crop is the group of same kind of plants grown and cultivated at one place in significant quantities.
Types of crops
All crops cannot grow in the same season. Different crops have their own suitable climatic conditions and specific requirements. Crops in India are broadly classified into two categories namely kharif crops and rabi crops. In addition to these two crops there is another category called as zaid crops.
These are the crops grown in rainy season extending from june to october hence are also called as monsoon crops. These crops are totally rain dependent crops. Kharif crops include paddy,soybean, sugarcane.
These are the crops grown in winter season extenting from october to march. These are winter crops depending on irrigation sources. Rabi cops include wheat, gram, mustard etc.