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AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA
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AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES IN INDIA

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  • 1. INDIA
    • AGRICULTURAL
    • RESOURCES
  • 2. Let us see the table. India is one of the countries where agriculture has got a very important place. Like other resources, agricultural resources have significant influence on Indian economy. Three fourths of her population depend on agriculture. Agricultural sector is the source of raw materials for many industries. It make the food basket richer for a nation like India which stands second in the world in terms of population. Agricultural sector in India is dynamic throughout the year. Variety in seasonal crops is the peculiarity of our agricultural sector. Thus agricultural crops are classified into three, based on seasonal changes.
  • 3. Name Sowing Period Harvest Period Major Crops Kharif June (Beginning of Monsoon) Early days of November (End of Monsoon) Paddy, Maize, Cotton, Millets, Jute, Sugarcane, Ground nut Rabi November (Beginning of winter) March (Beginning of summer) Wheat, Tobacco, Mustard, Pulses, Linseed Zaid March (Beginning of summer) June (Beginning of Monsoon) Fruits, Vegetables, Water melon
  • 4. FOOD CROPS
    • Diversity of food crops of India should be ascertained according to the factors of temperature, rainfall and soil. Paddy, wheat and maize are the major food crops of India.
  • 5. PADDY
    • Paddy is the most important food crop of India. India stands second in the population of paddy. India and China together produce about 90% of the total world production of paddy
  • 6. WHEAT
    • Wheat is another important food grain after paddy. It is the staple food of the people in the state of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Even though wheat is a temperate crop, it is considered a rabi crop in India. It is cultivated in those place in northern India where the temperature in winter does not exceed 15 °c
  • 7. MAIZE
    • Maize is another important food grain. It is largely cultivated in Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajastan, Jharkhand and Punjab where the temperature is between 20 °c and 27 °c
  • 8. MILLETS
    • Millets is another important food grain. It is largely cultivated in Maharastra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Rajastan, Uttar pradesh where the temperature is between 27 °c and 32 °c
  • 9. PULSES
    • Pulses is another important food grain. It is largely cultivated in Punjab, Haryana, Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajastan, Uttar pradesh and Bihar where the temperature is between 20°c and 30°c
  • 10. Major rice and wheat growing states in India Wheat Rice  Minor area  Major area
  • 11. END OF THE SHOW THANK YOU

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