Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cereal Crops

Cereal Crops Those Gramini class crops which are produced to get kernel. These are stable food. Types Major cereals :- Wheat, rice, barley Millets/ Minor cereals:- Maize, jowar, bajra, मंडुआ  Smaller Millets:- रागी, कोंदो, काकुन, etc   Top cereals production        

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Maize

Maize Production & Area   In maize kernels Carbohydrates- 79% Protein- 5% Fat- 5% Ash- 2% *Maize is a C4 crop In cereal crops Maize is the crop used for Bio-Diesel production. Maize is originated/genesis from “Pie corn” Maize is

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Wheat

Important Points on Wheat Triticum aestivum Class :- Gramini 2n=42 Indian wheat variety- Triticum aestivum & T. Sphaerococcum. These varieties found in Mohanjodro culture. At present T. Aestivum wheat is grown in all over India. This variety is developed by

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RICE

Important points of Rice   2n=24 Family- Gramini Scientific name- Oryza sativa Self pollinated crop June-July (sowing time) Requirement of Nitrogen-80-120 kg/ha, Phosphorus- 40-60 kg/ha, Potash- 40-50 kg/ha Azolla and blue green algae are used in paddy crop to complete

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